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Effective noon Sept. 16, 2021
Category 2 & 3 Burning PROHIBITED
Effective noon July 15, 2022
Category 1 & 2
Regulations Regarding Small Backyard Burning
The NOVFD fire service area will follow provincial burn prohibitions and suspend open burning as appropriate.
Please follow the BC Open Burning Smoke Control Regulation
DISPOSE OF YOUR YARD AND GARDEN WASTE APPROPRIATELY!
Please visit the CVRD website to learn where you can drop off yard waste for free:
Regulation Regarding Large Machine Built Piles and Landclearing
Burning to clear land is subject to provincial regulations.
When Category 3 Burning is PERMITTED you must:
Obtain a Registration Number (1-888-797-1717 toll free)
Burn within an allowable Venting Index
Provincial Venting Index Hotline 1-888-281-2992
Call your local Fire Depart. prior to burning (NOVFD 1-250-245-5111)
For information on Agricultural Burning, visit this website:
Please note that Agricultural Burning is also subject to the Open Burning Smoke Control Regulations.
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