St. Clair Township Fire Department Burn Permits

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Welcome to the St. Clair Township Fire Department Online Open Burn Permit Manager.

Please fill in the form to create an account and register for your first burn permit.

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Please ensure the marker on the map below indicates the correct location for your property. You may use the + and - buttons to zoom in and out, and click-and-drag the marker to place it in the correct location.

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Please select a burn permit type.

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Please upload photos, if available, of the burning site and what you intend to burn.

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Enabling notifications by providing one or more contact methods below will ensure that you receive important information (e.g. changes to risk level, ban status changes etc.)

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Telephone: (226) 778-2776

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Frequently Asked Questions

Who can obtain a burn permit?

Only residents living in approved areas can obtain a permit. Permits are conditional and may be revoked at any time.

How can I obtain a burn permit?

You may register online using this website, visit us in person at 392 Lyndoch St in Corunna or call the office at 519 481 0111 between 830-430.

What can I burn?

Please only burn clean dry wood or agricultural waste as approved in the Environmental Act

Do I need a permit?

If you are burning a pile larger than 80 cm (32 inches) x 80cm (32 inches) then yes you require an approved permit. If you are having a bonfire that is less then 80cm (32 inches) x 80cm (32 inches) and meets the requirements in the bylaw or a barbecue then a permit is not required.

What do I do when I want to burn once I have my permit?

You check the current weather and environmental conditions to ensure it is safe to burn. You can also check the burn permit website to see if burning is permitted. You then call 226-778-2776 and indicate that you are starting the burn.