Burn Permits

Open Air Burning

Open air burning permits are required for all open air burning in the Town of Penetanguishene. Burning permits are issued to property owners. If you are a tenant of a property, written permission is required by the property owner or the owner can purchase the permit on your behalf.

Burning permits are available for purchase at the Town of Penetanguishene Municipal Office, 10 Robert Street West, Monday through Friday between 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  AND at the Penetanguishene Public Library during regular library hours.  Please note, the Library only accepts cash for payment.

Residents must strictly adhere to the guidelines of the Open Air Burning By-law. Please remember that failure to follow these guidelines and restrictions may result in your permit being revoked and possible fines. You are responsible for your fire and you are liable if it gets out of control.