Open Burning

Category 2 and category 3 open fires are prohibited throughout Courtenay Fire Protection District effective Friday July 15 2022. This prohibition is to help prevent human caused wildfires and protect public safety.

All open air fires are banned by bylaw within the City of Courtenay year round.


BC Wildfire Service: In the Coastal Fire Centre, a campfire prohibition is in effect starting August 4, 2022 for all regions except Haida Gwaii. This prohibition is being enacted to help reduce the risk of wildfires in the region. For more information: