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 .

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Domestic brush burning and campfires

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Burn day - Burning is permitted between the hours of 2pm and 8am the following day.

yellow

Restricted burn day - Burning is permitted between the hours of 7pm and 8am the following day.

red

Non-burn day - Burning is not permitted.

Campfires in licensed campgrounds*

green

Burn day - Burning is permitted between the hours of 2pm and 2pm the following day.

yellow

Burn day - Burning is permitted between the hours of 2pm and 2pm the following day.

red

Non-burn day - 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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