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NEW: FireSmart Program for Eligible Property Owners in SLRD

Electoral Area A, Area B and District of Lillooet

The Squamish-Lillooet Regional District (SLRD), in partnership with the District of Lillooet, is pleased to offer free FireSmartTM property assessments and work, to eligible property owners in Electoral Areas A and B of the SLRD, and the District of Lillooet.

  • The program is being funded with a one-time grant from the UBCM Community Resiliency Investment Program.
  • Property owners must be 65 years-old or older, and the property must be their primary residence to qualify.

For more information, contact the SLRD FireSmartTM representative:

Telephone: 1-604-894-6371 x262 (toll-free: 1-800-298-7753 x262)
Email: FireSmart@slrd.bc.ca

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LILLOOET FIRE DEPARTMENT

NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC

OPEN BURNING SEASON NOW OPEN

October 15th, 2021

As per Section 30(1) of the District of Lillooet Fire Department Establishment and Fire Prevention Bylaw 2018 No. 461 open burning is now permitted within the District of Lillooet as of October 15th, 2021 through until May 15th of 2022 or until further notice.

As per municipal bylaws, all persons must obtain a Burning Permit prior to igniting any fires and must strictly adhere to the regulations and requirements of the bylaw. Open Burning is for the purpose of burning yard waste materials and or natural vegetation from the property only. Check the District of Lillooet Fire Department Establishment and Fire Prevention Bylaw 2018 No. 461 for a list of materials that are prohibited from being burned. Burning Permits can be obtained at the District of Lillooet municipal hall reception desk.

Burning Permits are not required for campfires. Campfires are defined as being a small confined fire that burns solid material in one pile no larger than 0.5m in height and 0.5m in diameter and is used for recreational purpose for cooking and warmth.

Anyone found in contravention of the District of Lillooet Fire Department Establishment and Fire Prevention Bylaw 2018 No. 461 may be subject to fines and penalties.

For more information check our website at www.lillooetfiredept.ca contact the Fire Department at (250) 256-1694.

Darren Oike, Director of Protective Services & Fire Chief Lillooet Fire Department
Email:
lfd.chief@lillooet.ca
Tel: (250) 256-1694