Fire Ban Implementation Policy

The MD of Taber has developed the following criteria when implementing an Advisory, Fire Restriction or a Fire Ban.  This policy is in effect for all residents in the MD of Taber and campgrounds located at; The Forks, Grassy Lake, Vauxhall Lions, Hays and Enchant. 

No Restriction

  • No Restrictions on open fires.  Fire Permits Issued without reservation.  Permits must be obtained before burning.

Fire Advisory  

  • Public is advised that a higher risk of fire exists.  Fire Permits continue to be issued.

Fire Restriction 

  • Not Permitted: 
    • Any open fires or camp fires at the Forks or Sherburne Campgrounds. 
  • Permitted:
    • Pre-inspected and pre-approved field and bale stack fires.
    • Camp fires at Enchant Campground, MD of Taber Campground, Lions Campground,  Hamlet of Grassy Lake Campground and Hamlet of Hays campground.

Fire Ban 

  • All Fire Permits cancelled.
  • Permitted: NRCB approved covered incinerator, propane BBQ, propane fire table, charcoal BBQ, pellet BBQ.


Sample Notices


Fire Advisory in Effect!

Fire Permits are valid.
Any fires larger than a screened burning barrel requires a valid fire permit.


Fire Restriction in Effect!

Not Permitted:
Any open fires or camp fires at the Forks or Sherburne Campgrounds.

Permitted:
Pre-inspected and pre-approved field and bale stack fires.
Campfires at Enchant Campground, MD of Taber Campground, Lions Campground, Hamlet of Grassy Lake Campground and Hamlet of Hays campground.


A Fire Ban in Effect!

All Fire Permits cancelled.

Permitted:
NRCB approved covered incinerator, propane BBQ, propane fire table, charcoal BBQ, pellet BBQ.