Open Air Burning

Press Release April 30, 2020: Burn Ban Order in Place for Huron-Kinloss

Burn Ban Order: April 30, 2020

Open Air Burning 

Open Air Fire Permits are required for all Township of Huron-Kinloss properties wishing to conduct open air burning and for Township of Huron-Kinloss property owners, residents and/or tenants wishing to have a beach fire. (Effective January 01, 2017).  

Open Air Fire and Beach Fire permit fees:  $10.00 per year. - Permits expire on December 31 of each year.

Open Air Fire Permits are not transferable.  

Beach Fire Permits are issued to a specific property and are transferable to the occupants and/or users of such property. 

No person under the age of eighteen (18) years may apply for, or obtain, a Fire Permit.

Recreational Fires (Camp Fires) that comply with the regulations and are contained to your own property or a property in which an individual has permission to use are exempt from requiring a Fire Permit under the Open Air Burning By-law. (See Regulations below)

Consolidated Open Air Burning By-law 2016-139 as Amended

How to Apply for an Open Air Fire and Beach Fire Permit:

1. Online:                    

Fire Permit Application

Once the information has been submitted and the $10.00 fee has been paid a permit will be issued and can be emailed back to the applicant.

2. By Mail:                  

Application for burn permit Complete and mail or email with payment to the:

             Township of Huron-Kinloss

              21 Queen St, P.O Box 130

             Ripley, ON, N0G 2R0,

             Attn: Fire Chief

3. In-person:               

Township of Huron-Kinloss Office at 21 Queen St in Ripley. 

Report an Open Air Burn:

New Open Air Burning Procedure:

Effective January 01, 2018 the Township of Huron-Kinloss is pleased to offer you a 7 day a week 24 hour Open Air Burn reporting service. To report your Open Air Burns please call: 1-800-511-9911. You no longer need to call the Township Office or the Fire Chief.

Open Air Burn Reporting Hotline: 1-800-511-9911




Contact Us

Phone: 519-395-3735
Fax: 519-395-4107
21 Queen Street, P.O. Box 130, Ripley ON N0G 2R0