Fire Ban Implementation Policy

The MD of Taber has developed the following criteria when implementing an Advisory, Fire Restriction or 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 are 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 Grand 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 are cancelled.
  • Permitted: NRCB-approved covered incinerator, propane BBQ, propane fire table, charcoal BBQ, and pellet BBQ.


Sample notices


Fire Advisory in Effect

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

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.

Not Permitted:
  • Any open fires or campfires at the Grand Forks or Sherburne Campgrounds.


Fire Ban in Effect

Fire Ban in Effect
  • All Fire Permits are cancelled.

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

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