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What is permitted when having a fire in Central Manitoulin?

Everything you need to know about having a fire is in By-Law 2020-14. The by-law provides for the regulation of open-air burning and precautions to be taken while burning.
There are several items to consider when setting a fire:
• Set fires in safe conditions.
• Don't set a fire within 8 metres of structures or combustible objects
• Don't set a fire in burn barrel in a non-designated area
• Don't set a fire without burn permit when a permit is required for specific types of open-air burning. (i.e. brush and clean wood products)
• Don't burn prohibited materials
• Don't set a fire between 6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
• Have a competent adult person in charge/control of the fire
• Don't leave or abandon unextinguished fires
• Have fire control tools or extinguisher readily available
• Don't reduce visibility on a highway
• Don't cause a fire that spreads
• Don't start a fire that impacts neighbours adversely
• Don't set a fire during a Municipal Fire Ban
• Don't set a fire in a Restricted Fire Zone
• Don't set a fire on highway or asphalt
• Don't set an unauthorized fire on Municipal property
• Don't set fire in a prohibited areas
• Don't set an oversize campfire
• Don't hinder or obstruct an officer

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