CAMPFIRES – OPEN

CAMPFIRES ARE ALLOWED.

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 2’ 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 feet away from any structure
  • Must be 20 feet away 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.