Township of
Manitouwadge

Outdoor Burning Permits

Government Emergency Services Fire Department Outdoor Burning Permits
To apply for an Outdoor Burning Permit, download the applicaiton form by clicking on the link provided below. Bring the completed form to the Manitouwadge Municipal Office to Owen Cranney, Fire Chief.
By- Law No. 87-28 states:
a) No person shall set an uncontained grass or bush fire;
b) the fire permit holder shall not burn more than one cubic metre of accumulated material in any one fire;
c) the fire permit holder shall not burn any accumulated material at a distanc eof less than fifteen feet from any building, structure, hedge, fence, vehicular roadway, overhead wire or obstruction of any kind; 
d) the fire permit holder shall keep the permit at the site of the burning operation and shall produce it on request by an officer of the Fire Department;
e) the fire permit holder shall compy with all conditions specified in the fire permit issued by the Fire Official;
f) the fire permit holder shall comply with all conditions specified in the fire permit issued by the Fire Official;
g) any person setting an open air fire shall be responsible and liable for costs incurred by the Fire Department to extinguish the fire and the cost shall be Two Hundred Fifty ($250.00) Dollars per fire fighter unit for the first hour or part thereof and One Hundred ($100.00)
Dollars per fire fighting unit for each additional half hour or part thereof;
Outdoor Building Permit Application