Burn Permits & Fire Bans

There are currently no fire bans or fire restrictions in effect for Kneehill County. 

Fill in your burn permit here.

Stay up to date on fire restrictions and fire bans in Alberta, at www.albertafirebans.ca

Fire Permits are required year-round.

$500.00- 1st offence for lighting a fire without a permit.

  • Prohibited debris definition: any material, that when burned, will result in the release to the atmosphere of dense smoke, offensive odors or a substance, the release of which is regulated, prohibited or controlled by the Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act. Ex. chemical containers, rubber or plastic tires, combustible material in automobiles.
    • $1000.00 (1st offence) 
    • $1500.00 (2nd offence) 
    • $2000.00 (3rd offence)
  • Offence: Obstructing the efforts of a Safety Codes Officer, Fire Inspector or Investigator, or Enforcement Officer
    • $1000.00 (1st offence)
  • Offence: allow a fire to become a running fire, or let a running fire pass from owned or occupied property to the property of another.
    • $1500.00

View our Fire Services Bylaw for more information. 

Burn Permits are required all year long