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Apply for a Yard Waste Burning Permit at the Fire Department

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Yard waste burning permits are now available at the Fire Department located on Dunsmuir Avenue at First Street.

You may burn an open yard waste fire with a permit from

  • October 15 to November 30, and
  • March 15 to April 30

Yard waste fires must:

  • take place between sunrise to sunset and be fully extinguished at sunset,
  • be no larger than 1 m by 1 m in diameter,
  • be supervised by an adult with a water hose and shovel close by, and
  • be at least 3 m from standing timber, brush or any other flammable material, any property line, and Village property

Find out more information about opening burning in Cumberland.

Call the Fire Department at 250-336-2531 for more information or if you have any questions or concerns.

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