Rural area and forest in fall

Burn Permits

Below you will find the Municipality of South Dundas By-Law regarding open air burning throughout the Municipality as well as the Burn Permits required. The Municipality of South Dundas offers three types of burn permits under By-Law No. 2019-70: Recreational, Open Air and Agricultural.

Recreational

Apply online or at the office. Call 1-855-956-0650 to activate using the phone number listed on the permit. Permit activation will last for 24 hours. Burning is only permitted between 5:00 pm and Midnight.

Open Air & Agricultural

Apply at the South Dundas Municipal Centre. Call 613-543-2673 to activate and have permit number ready. Activation is valid for 7 days starting the day after making the activation call. 

Read the By-Law to ensure you meet all the necessary criteria before applying for a permit or use our easy-to-use chart to find out which permit you need.

How high is the risk for fires?

The Municipality monitors fire risk levels daily using the Canadian Wildland Fire Information System. These maps provide a fire rating to determine the risk of fires across the country. Visit their website to see up-to-date maps for the area. 

Click here to see the Fire Danger Level Legend (PDF)