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Changes to Open Air Burning By-Law #103

(Wednesday, April 28/ 2004) - Halifax Regional Council last evening made changes to Administrative Order #33 respecting the Open Air Burning By-law to extend burning in the "Burn Zone" of Halifax Regional Municipality.

Effective Friday, April 30, 2004, and until further notice, Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources burning permits will be issued from the following stations:

Bay Road Goffs
Seabright Grand Lake
Upper Hammonds Plains Hammonds Plains
Beaver Bank Harrietsfield
Black Point Herring Cove
Chezzetcook Lake Echo/Preston
Cow Bay Lakeside
Lawrencetown Prospect Road & District
Lakeview/Fall River/Windsor Junction Sackville
Waverley Wellington
Westphal-Cole Harbour

Permits may also be issued by the Department of Natural Resources offices, but require the resident to contact their local fire station to advise they have obtained a DNR permit, at which time a site inspection will be conducted.

All restrictions shall be met, as stated on the Department of Natural Resources permit and according to the HRM by-law.

Burning shall only be conducted from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. as per the times set out in Section 13 of the by-law.

Halifax Regional Fire and Emergency has the right to limit the number of permits.

All permits shall require a site inspection by the local fire station prior to a permit being issued.


For Further Information contact:

Mike LeRue
Divisional Chief
Halifax Regional Fire and Emergency
(902) 430-3820

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