Domestic Brush Burning Frequently Asked Questions

Do I still need to purchase a domestic burning permit?
When do I need to check the burn restrictions map/phone line?
What is considered woods?
When is the wildfire-risk season?
My county is red on the map – what does that mean?
My county is yellow on the map — what does that mean?
Where the burnsafe map is yellow (designated as "restricted") can I have a campfire at a licensed private, municipal or provincial campground?
My county is green on the map — what does that mean?
Where the burnsafe map is green (designated as "burn") can I have a campfire at a licensed private, municipal or provincial campground?
Can I burn brush in the morning?
What is domestic brush burning?
What constitutes as a campfire?
What about burning in chimineas, fire pits, and other backyard burning appliances?
Do the burn restrictions apply to campgrounds?
When the burnsafe map is red ("no burn") what appliances am I allowed to use?
When the burnsafe map is red (designated "no burn") can I use charcoal in a fire pit?
Some municipal bylaws vary from provincial rules – which do we follow?
When the map is red (designated "no burn"), am I allowed to set off consumer fireworks?
What are consumer fireworks?