Open for Business Award - 2018 Winner
The District of Chetwynd is proud to have received the 2018 Open for Business Award!

Regional Fire Ban has been lifted

Regional Ban has been lifted.

Effective at noon on Saturday, June 2, 2018, Category 2 open burning will be allowed throughout the Prince George Fire Centre jurisdiction.

Residents in the District of Chetwynd are reminded that they must get a burning permit prior to light up by calling 250-788-2281.

Although fire danger ratings have dropped in the region due to recent rainfall and cooler temperatures, the public is strongly encouraged to exercise caution with any outdoor burning or campfire use.

Anyone who lights a fire must ensure that it is done in a safe and responsible manner, in accordance with open burning regulations. 

The current prohibition on the use of the following fire-related equipment will also be rescinded on June 2, 2018.

* burn barrels and burn cages

* air curtain burners

* sky lanterns

* fireworks, including firecrackers

Regional District residents are reminded that they must  obtain a burn registration number ahead of time, by calling 1 888 797-1717