Open Air Burning

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Open Air Burning Prohibited
Open air burning is a violation of the Ontario Fire Code and is enforced in the City of Thorold.

Section of the Ontario Fire Code states: "Open air burning shall not take place unless it has been approved, or unless such burning consists of a small,  confined fire, that is used to cook food on a grill, barbecue or spit, commensurate with the type and quantity of food being cooked and supervised at all times ."

Once the cooking is complete, the fire must be extinguished. 

Open air burning By-law 41-2012


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