Apply for a fire permit online
From Friday 11 p.m. to Saturday 8 a.m.
A controlled shutdown of the County Hall Data Centre is planned beginning at 11:00pm, Friday, December 6. The outage is expected to last until 8:00am, Saturday December 7. All online system will be unavailable during this period.
It's easy to apply!
- Create an ePermit user account.
- Select "Apply for permit".
- Select "Fire/burn permit" from the list of available ePermit applications.
- Read and agree that you understand the fire permit regulations.
- Read and agree to the terms and conditions
- Complete and submit the fire permit application.
- Track the status of your application by selecting "View my permits".
- Once your permit has been reviewed, you will receive an e-mail confirming your permit with a PDF attachment for your records. If your permit is refused you will receive and email stating why your application was refused and contact details should you have any questions.
Fire permits are valid for 12 months from the date of application (unless a shorter period is requested by the applicant).
Fire permits are reviewed Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
In order to obtain a fire permit through this website, you must own or occupy the property. Otherwise you will need to apply in person with written permission from the owner to obtain a fire permit.
If you do not have a home computer, or do not have access to a computer, kiosks are provided to apply at Fire Station #1 (between 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday), South Contact Office Fire Station 2 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday to Friday, and Heartland Hall Contact Office (Fire Station #4) from 1 to 4 p.m., Monday to Thursday. Assistance will be available during those times (not including statutory holidays).
Fire Permits can also be obtained in person at:
You are equally responsible for fires and their consequences whether you obtain a fire permit in person or online. Be sure you read and understand the regulations and conditions that apply to your permit.
Any information you submit in order to obtain a fire permit will be treated according to the Freedom of Information and Privacy Protection Act. Personal information will not be used for purposes other than those related to the fire permit process without your permission.