Township Services

Burning Permits

Effective April 1st – October 31st
Under the authority of Township of James’ By-Law #03-21 and the Ministry of Natural Resources Municipal Forest Fire Management Agreement, NO fire permits will be issued for open burning within the Township of James. Failure to comply may result in charges under the Forest Fire Prevention Act, R.S.O. 1990.
Burning is allowed only in incinerators that must be inspected and approved by the Fire Department before a permit will be issued.
You are asked to contact the Elk Lake Fire Department by calling (705) 648-4903 or (705) 678-2320 to obtain a permit.