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Consult the information document to adapt your behaviour according to the different levels and the municipal regulations.
The burn period for fires over one meter and less than four meters begins on November 1st and ends on April 30. To obtain a permit (free of charge) please contact the Fire Department.
No fire is allowed when winds exceed 20 km/h or when the flammability index is rated «very high » by Forest Fire Protection Society « SOPFEU ». The responsibility to check for these conditions falls under the responsibility of the person responsible for the fire. SOPFFEU is considered as the reference organization and can be contacted at 1-800 567-1206 or at sopfeu.qc.ca.
It is prohibited to burn grass, leaves, hay or straw, trash, construction waste, petroleum-based products and any other item deemed to be pollutant. Residents with outdoor fires should also, as a courtesy to neighbors, monitor the smoke that emerges - if it is going towards the neighbors, you should perhaps postpone your fire until the wind is favorable.
The person in charge of the fire assumes his or her ordinary responsibilities, in the case where disbursements, damages or pursuits result from the fire thus lit.
To get a burning permit, contact the Fire Department at 819-827-6200 or email@example.com, Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
There is no fee for these permit.
To make a complaint about burning, smoke or the smell of smoke, call
You will need to provide the following information:
This page was last updated on February 10, 2023