Fire Bans

Todays fire rating is Low

Current Fire Rating:Low

Fire permits are being issued and are required for most burning activities. Permits are free of charge. Apply online here.

Fire permit holders may burn the following items:

  • Paper products
  • Untreated wood (wood or wood products that do not contain preservatives)
  • Yard waste (grass/tree clippings, leaves, branches, fallen trees, brush, weeds, etc.)
  • Straw and stubble

These items cannot be burned, even with a fire permit:

  • Wood or wood products that contain preservatives
  • Non-wooden material
  • Waste material from construction sites (untreated wood is permitted)
  • Plastics (including chemical or pesticide containers, silage plastic, grain bags, and baler twine. However, these items can be recycled at our collection site locations.) 
  • Rubber (including tires)
  • Animal manure or cadavers
  • Pathological waste
  • Combustible material in automobile bodies
  • Oil

View the Municipal District of Taber Fire Services Bylaw No 1956 here. 

For additional information contact:

  • Nathan Coté – Regional Fire Chief 403-223-1180.
  • Brandon Bougie – Deputy Regional Fire Chief 403-223-1180.

Please view the Fire Ban Implementation Policy for insight into the types of Fire Bans issued.

View the Fire Ban status for the MD of Taber and all of Alberta at www.albertafirebans.ca

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