The District of Highlands has moved to an online permitting process for ALL OPEN BURNING.
All permits may be applied for here:
Burn permits are required year round for all burning. Burning Permits are free.
Campfire permits (max size .5m x .5m) and Open Air permits up to 1m x 1m are automatically approved, Open Air permits exceeding 1m x 1m are manually approved.
Note: There is no longer an "open season" for burning - all residents are always required to obtain a burning permit prior to burning as per Bylaw No. 264.
The following conditions apply to all burning permits: