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Nisku Burn Permits

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Open burning is permitted when the winds are below 20 kilometres per hour.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need a fire permit?

Individuals who wish to burn an open fire in the Nisku Business Park must receive a free online fire permit.

How can I receive an online fire permit?

Individuals must register for an online account and complete an application to receive an online fire permit. If you are having difficulties, please call Leduc County Fire Services at 780-955-7099 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday to Friday for assistance.

Who can apply for an online fire permit?

Only individuals who represent businesses in the Nisku Business Park can apply for an online fire permit.

How long is the fire permit valid for?

Online fire permits are valid for up to one year, expiring on Dec. 31 annually. Applicants must re-apply once per year.

What can I burn?

A fire permit allows holders to burn paper products, yard waste (weeds, leaves, tree prunings, brush, fallen trees, etc.) and wood or wood products that do not contain preservatives (untreated pallets, wood crating, etc.).

What can't I burn?

Individuals are not allowed to burn wood or wood products that contain preservatives (painted, stained or creosote wood), rubber, oil, chemical containers, waste material from construction sites, animal manure or pathological waste.

How big can my burn container be?

Burn containers must be no more than three metres in diameter and must be between one and three metres in height.

What does my burn container have to be made out of?

Burn containers must be made of non-combustible material and be covered with a mesh screen made of heavy-gauge metal with openings no larger than 1.3 centimetres.

I received my online fire permit. Now what?

Permit holders must abide by the terms and conditions noted on the permit. Conditions include monitoring weather conditions, calling prior to each burn to ensure no fire restrictions or bans are in effect and ensuring burning is controlled at all times.