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Township of Rideau Lakes Burn Permits

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Welcome to the Township of Rideau Lakes Online Open Burn Permit Manager.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need a Burn Permit?

If your Open-Air Burn will be larger than a 1m X 1m X 1m (3ft) “Campfire” or “Cooking Fire”, you require a Burn Permit. If you use a “Burn Barrel” or “Incinerator”, you require a Burn Permit.

Who can obtain a burn permit?

Only the OWNER of a property in Rideau Lakes may obtain a Conditional Permit for Open-Air Burning. Tenants must have written approval from the owner.

How can I obtain a burn permit?

Register Online using this website. For assistance with Online Registration, please call 1-800-928-2250 or visit the Township of Rideau Lakes Municipal Office at 1439 County Road 8, Delta (in Chantry).

How much notice do I need to give?

When you call, your activation is valid immediately.

What is Fire Season?

“Fire Season” is from April 1 to October 31 each year. “During “Fire Season”, no person shall conduct Open-Air Burning between the time of 08:00 hours until 18:00 hours each day.”

How much does a burn permit cost?

$10. The Conditional Permit for Open-Air Burning is valid until December 31 of the year in which it is purchased. Pay online with a Credit Card or PayPal. To pay with Debit or Cash, choose the Pay Later option and visit the Township Office - 1439 County Road 8.