Open Fire Prohibitions
Effective at noon (Pacific time) on Thursday, April 16, 2020, most open burning activities will be prohibited throughout British Columbia to reduce the likelihood of human-caused wildfires.
The following activities are prohibited in the Courtenay Fire Protection District, Merville Fire Protection District and Tsolum Farnham Fire Protection District:
* Category 2 open fires;
* Category 3 open fires;
* Resource Management open fires;
* the use of fireworks;
* the use of sky lanterns; and
* the use of burn barrels or burn cages of any size or description.
All fires are banned within the City of Courtenay year round.