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 applies to all campgrounds, hamlets and rural areas within its municipal borders. 

No Restriction

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

Fire Advisory  

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

Fire Restriction 

  • Not Permitted: 
    • Any open fires or campfires at The Forks or Sherburne Campgrounds. 
  • Permitted:
    • Pre-inspected and pre-approved field and bale stack fires.
    • Campfires at the Enchant Campground, the Taber Municipal Park, the Lions Campground, the Hamlet of Grassy Lake Campground and the 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 fire larger than a screened burning barrel requires a valid fire permit.


Fire Restriction in Effect!

Not Permitted:
Any open fires or campfires at The Forks or Sherburne Campgrounds.

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