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2023 District of Kent burning permits now available

Open burning not permitted in Agassiz townsite
2023 burning permits are now available through the District of Kent. (File Photo)

2023 burning permits are available from the District of Kent.

All open burning within the district – including campfires – requires an annual burning permit.

All burning permits are valid for the entire year; however, open burning is restricted from May 15 to Sept. 30.

The application process asks for basic information such as location, designated burning areas and relative locations from burning areas to buildings and trees. The application also also breaks down the types of permits available, from campfire ($25) to Category 3 ($150).

There is no open burning permitted in the Agassiz townsite. There is an online app available through in which applicants can check if their property is within the townsite.

To apply for a burning permit, visit


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