Nova Scotia Burning Restrictions

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During the Wildfire Risk Season (March 15 to October 15) all Domestic Burning and Campfires must adhere to daily Nova Scotia Burning Restrictions. Burn Restrictions are updated at 2:00 PM daily.

Q&As about Domestic Brush Burning

Type of Burning Burn Restrictions
Domestic brush burning and campfires No burning between the hours of 8:00am and 2:00pm Burning Not Permitted
Campfires in licensed private, municipal and provincial campgrounds Burning permitted between 8:00am and 2:00pm Burning Not Permitted

Burn Restrictions
30/07/2016 8:00:00 AM to 30/07/2016 2:00:00 PM
Burn Safe Map






During wildfire-risk season, March 15 – Oct 15, you must check before you burn brush. Check municipal bylaws first because they take precedence over provincial rules. To check municipal bylaws, go here:,638/sid,55/.

Burning restrictions by county also available by toll free phone line, recorded message updated daily: 1 855 564 2876(BURN)