Fire Permit / Fireworks Application

Please complete the form below. Once your application has been submitted you will receive an email advising if your permit has been approved or denied within 48 to 72 hours. Permits application are only monitored during business hours. Permits submitted during the weekend or holidays will not be reviewed by staff until the next business day.

If your permit has been approved, you will receive an electronic copy of the actual Permit, which you must have available to present to enforcement agencies upon request. Do not take any action until you have received the electronic permit.

Fireworks Permits – Parkland County’s Fire Permit Bylaw stipulates that fireworks shall only be discharged on the following days:

New Years: 8:00 p.m. December 31 – 1:00 a.m. January 1

Canada Day: 8:00 p.m. – 11:59 p.m. July 1

Labour Day: 8:00 p.m. - 11:59 p.m. on the first Monday of September

Fireworks permit will only be issued fourteen (14) day in advance of the three days listed above. Display firework application must be made in writing to Fire Services by a Pyro-technician.

Regulations

It is the responsibility of the applicant to:

  • Bylaw No. 22-2012
  • Obtain permission, if necessary to burn or discharge fireworks on any land they do not own.
  • Permits will be denied if the phone number and/or Municipal Address is incorrect.
  • If you have any comments or questions regarding this permit application, please call Fire Services at (780) 968-8338

    To obtain a fire permit, please fill out the following:

    * Required Fields

    Do you reside in a multi-parcel subdivision AND
    if so, is your lot LESS THAN 10 Acres? *
    YES
    NO


    This permit authorizes: *
    First Name: *
    Last Name: *
    Company:
    Email: *
    Mailing Address: *
    Town: *
    Postal Code: *
    Telephone Number: () - *
    Subdivision Name:
    Municipal Address:
    Please select from the list one or more of the items that most closely describes what you intend to burn. (Please read this for a list of permissable debris) *
    a. Clean straw or hay, which does not contain animal manure
    b. Grass and weeds
    c. Leaves and tree prunings including small brush piles
    d. Small amounts of wood material, which does not contain wood preservatives
    e. Fire pit which does not have regulation screen
    f. Low hazard fireworks
    g. Major burn operations (Multiple Brush piles, fallen trees on newly cleared land etc.)
    h. Other (Fill in description of materials to be burned.)

    If you are unsure about your legal description, please enter N/A into the lot, block, and plan fields below.

    Lot * Block * Plan * 1/4 Sec. * Twp * Range *

    Burning shall be done in compliance with the Forest and Prairie Protection Act (SUPRA), the regulations made thereunder and the following conditions:
    1. Permitee is responsible for the safe control of the burning herein authorized;
    2. Winds less than 20 km per hour; (For weather information phone 780-462-7120
    3. A minimum of one(1) adult must be in attendance at all times;
    4. Sufficient tools, equipment, and quantities of water must be readily available for the size of burn being conducted;
    5. If burning is within 1/2 kilometre of a primary or secondary highway the Permittee is responsible to post appropriate "Smoke" signs along the primary or secondary highway subject to approval of the Operations Manager of Alberta Infrastructure (Ph: 963-5711)
    6. Permitee must remove or notify appropriate agency/person to remove smoke signs when burn is completed or permit expires.
    7. Consideration must be given to neighbours as to avoid physical discomfort as a result of burning.
    8. This Permit does not authorize burning of prohibited debris as defined by the Alberta Environmental Protection Enhancement Act.
    9. This Permit may be cancelled at any time.
    10. No person shall discharge Consumer “low hazard” recreational fireworks within Parkland County, except as follows:
      • New Years: 20:00 hours December 31 – 01:00 hours January 1
      • Canada Day: 20:00 hours – 23:59 hours July 1
      • Labour Day: 20:00 hours – 23:59 hours on the first Monday of September
    The Permittee agrees to indemnify and save harmless Parkland County from all liability arising out of the operations authorized by this fire permit.
    The Permittee agrees to pay the cost of fighting all fires caused by willful violation of any condition set out in the fire permit.
    I have read and accept the list of debris that are prohibited from being burned, and have read and accept the conditions above and regulations in Bylaw No. 22-2012, accepting full responsibility. *

    Please Select Permit Length: