Open Burning Season Delayed for the District of Summerland
The Summerland Fire Department advises that due to the current dry conditions and high fire hazard, the start of open burning season normally scheduled for October 15th has been postponed until November 1st, 2017.
Once open burning season begins, only properties that are greater than two acres in size and to whom the Summerland Fire Department have issued an “Open Burning Permit” are permitted to burn.
Property owners are reminded that free year-round yard waste is accepted at the Summerland Landfill. Those with curbside collection may have unlimited yard waste bags out on the scheduled yard waste pick up days.
Residents can contact the Summerland Fire Department at 250-494-7211 for more information.