Fire Permit Bylaw

The purpose of the Fire Permit Bylaw (pdf)  is to reduce the risk of fire due to various recreational and open burning practices.

The Fire Permit Bylaw covers the following:

  • Fire permits
  • Fire pits, outdoor fireplaces, portable fire receptacles and barbecues
  • Extinguishment of fires
  • Fire bans
  • Fire hazards
  • Offence and penalty

Do I need a Fire Permit for a backyard fire pit?

Learn more about fire pits, safe use and bylaws.

How do I obtain a Fire Permit?

Contact Fire and Injury Prevention.

News & Notices

The City turns off the lights to ...

March 22, 2017

Red Deerians are encouraged to turn off their lights for one hour on Saturday to conserve energy and raise awareness of climate change in celebration of Earth Hour.

Urban chicken cap increases in Red Deer

March 21, 2017

Red Deer City Council has approved final reading to an amendment to the Chicken Bylaw, which increases the overall number of chicken licenses allowed across the city.