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Recreational Burn Permit

The use of Fire Pits, Outdoor Fireplaces and Chimineas are NOT PERMITTED in the City of Thunder Bay without a permit.

You now have the option to apply or renew your Recreational Burning Permit online or by visiting your closest Fire Station

Permit Renewal denotes that the customer has had a burn permit in the previous year, it has been inspected and approved by the Fire Service and agrees that there has been no change in property ownership, address, location or construction of the fire appliance or pit since the initial permit was issued.

Any personal information we collect is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001. Personal information is collected in compliance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. The personal information collected is for the purpose of issuing Burning Permits. None of your personal information will be shared, rented, sold or otherwise released to any third party without your consent. 

Apply or Renew in Person OR Apply or Renew Online