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Burning Permits

You must obtain a permit prior to conducting any open-air burning in the City of Thunder Bay.

All new Recreational Burning Permits and all Open Burning Permits will be issued at the cost of $30 (non-refundable) which includes the site inspection. 

The cost to renew all Burn Permits annually is $30 (non-refundable).

A permit is valid for that calendar year. Permits will only be issued to residents located in the City of Thunder Bay. 

You now have the option to Apply or Renew your Burn Permit Online.

There are two types of Burn Permits.  Select from the options below:

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