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Fire Permit Application

Fire Permit applications are accepted Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on regular business days. Applications submitted past 3:30 are not guaranteed to be processed that day.

Issued under the authority of the Forest and Prairie Protection Act, R.S.A 2000 Chapter F-19. The regulations thereunder and the Bylaw may be amended.

Regulations

  1. It is the responsibility of the applicant to:
    1. Obtain permission, if necessary, to burn on any land.
    2. Be familiar with and abide by the requirements of the Forest and Prairie Protection Act, the regulations thereunder and the Bylaws as may be amended.
  2. The permit period is limited to a maximum of five (5) days unless special conditions apply, and is non-transferrable.
  3. The permit holder is responsible for all above and below ground utilities.
  4. This permit is not valid unless signed by a Wheatland County Fire Guardian.

This Permit Authorizes:

 

Size of Pile Being Burned

Except where otherwise noted on this permit or in the Bylaw as may be amended, burning shall be done in compliance with the Forest and Prairie Protection Act, the regulations made thereunder and the following conditions apply (check appropriate boxes):

The permittee agrees to indemnify and save harmless Wheatland County from all liability arising out of the operations authorized by this fire permit. The permittee agrees to pay the cost of extinguishing fires caused by willful violation of any conditions set out in this fire permit, Wheatland County Bylaw or Forest and Prairie Protection Act. Any person authorized to conduct burning pursuant to this permit shall be responsible to Wheatland County for extinguishing the fire.

IN THE EVENT OF A FIRE BAN BEING ANNOUNCED BY THE COUNTY OR PROVINCE, ALL FIRE PERMITS ARE AUTOMATICALLY CANCELLED WITHOUT FURTHER NOTICE TO THE PERMIT HOLDER.

Contact Us

Wheatland County
Highway 1 RR 1
Strathmore, Alberta
T1P 1J6

Ph: (403) 934-3321
Fx: (403) 934-4889
 
Our Office Hours
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Upcoming Events

July 3, 2017
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Offices Closed
July 4, 2017
9:00 AM -
Council meeting
July 5, 2017
9:00 AM -
ASB meeting