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Burn ban lifted

April 2, 2024

ALL OPEN AIR BURNING PERMITTED — The burn ban has been lifted after all criteria have been met for open air burning.

  • To have a fire in Prince Edward County, you must have a current permit and activate it every day that you are having a fire. A burn permit is required for all open air burning. Burn permits cost $25 and expire at the end of the calendar year.
  • An online system is available for purchasing and activating new burn permits. Visit for more information.
  • You can also acquire a burn permit through the mail. Print off and fill out a burn permit application and mail it to Prince Edward County Fire & Rescue Administrative Office, Station 1, Picton, ON – 8 McDonald Drive, Picton, ON K0K 2T0 along with a cheque for $25 for each property if there are more than one.
  • You must call 1.833.376.1011 to activate your burn permit.
  • The burn status can be checked anytime by calling 1.833.376.1011 or by visiting the County website.
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