CAMPFIRES ARE NOW ALLOWED ON PRIVATE PROPERTY
Thank you for your anticipated cooperation and adherence to the regulations. Conditional permits may be issued for special events – please contact the Metchosin Fire Department for details.
- No larger than 0.6 meters in diameter
- Campfires must be in a designated fire pit or approved commercial appliance
- No permit required
- Must not burn garbage
- May only burn clean dry wood
- Must be 20 meters from any structure
- Must be 10 meters from trees, fence or shrubs
- Must have a hose or tool to control the fire
- Must be fully extinguished by midnight
Please note – small ‘open burns’ do not qualify as campfires. Campfires are for the specific purpose of cooking hot dogs / marshmallows.