City-Wide BURN BAN in Effect

April 4, 2020

UPDATE | MAY 7, 2020: Ottawa Fire Services Lifts Burn Ban; Permits Still Needed 

April 4, 2020: The City of Ottawa has issued a city-wide ban on all open air fires — even for those who have a permit.

The ban, which took effect on April 1, applies to all open-air fires.

Barbecues are allowed, as well as natural gas, propane and oil outdoor fireplaces. Wood or other solid fuel outdoor fireplaces are NOT permitted.



April 26, 2020: Ottawa Fire Services issuing Burn Ban Reminder After Fighting Two Brush Fires





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