Recreational Fire Pit Regulations

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Recreational Fire Pit Regulations

 

 

DISTRICT OF MISSION BURNING BYLAW NO. 2975-1996

 

 4.2 Fire pits and their use shall comply with the following:

 

a) a fire pit shall be constructed of noncombustible material, enclosed on all sides, and shall have no linear dimension exceeding 1 meter (3.28 feet) or vertical dimension exceeding 0.60 meters (2 feet). [Refer to diagrams below.]

 

 b) except for a parcel of land containing a lawful campground use, a fire pit shall not be located closer than 6 meters (15.09 feet) to any building, combustible structure or any type of material or vegetation that may be subject to combustion;       ·

 

c) except for a parcel of land containing a lawful campground use, only one fire pit is permitted on a parcel of land unless otherwise approved;

 

d) except for a parcel of land containing a lawful campground use, a fire pit shall only be permitted on a parcel of land containing a dwelling unit;

 

e) a burn is to be confined to within the fire pit;

 

 f) only dry wood shall be burned within a fire pit;

 

 g) an adult person shall be in attendance at the pit, or in close vicinity to the fire pit, at all times during a burn;

 

 h) no person shall continue to burn if it is the cause of an unreasonable nuisance to any other person in the neighbourhood because of drifting smoke, ash or an unpleasant odour;

 

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