Check before you burn

During the wildfire risk season (March 15 to October 15) all domestic brush burning and campfires must adhere to daily Nova Scotia burning restrictions.

This page is updated at 2:00 pm daily. Check your municipal bylaws

Burn Restrictions for to .

Burn Safe Map

Domestic brush burning and campfires

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Burning is not permitted

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Burning is not permitted

Campfires in licensed campgrounds*

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Burning permitted between the hours of 8 am and 2pm

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Burning is not permitted

* Private or provincial campgrounds.

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

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