Open Burning, open flame fires, or any fire which releases embers into the air is never permitted in Richmond at any time, in any location, without a permit.
Please report these types of fires by calling 9-1-1
Bylaw 8771 states:
2.7.3 A person must not light or operate any barbeque or fire in any public park or school ground:
(a) when a fire ban is in effect;
(b) in a bog or wetland area; or
(c) in an environmentally sensitive area.
In addition to Section 2.7.3, a person must not light or operate:
(a) an open flame or wood stove, camp stove or barbeque pursuant to the Fire Protection and Life Safety Bylaw No. 8306, as amended or replaced from time to time;
(b) a charcoal stove, camp stove or barbeque; or
(c) a natural gas or propane fuelled camp stove or barbeque:
(i) in an area not designated for such activity:
(ii) in an enclosed space or facility;
(iii) on an artificial or synthetic playing surface; or
(iv) on a dock or pier; in any public park or school ground
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