Fireworks Permits

Are you planning your own fireworks event? A permit is required and applications must be submitted at least two weeks prior to use. Cost per permit is $40.

Instructions: Please read Fireworks Regulation Bylaw 3297, 2007 and then download the applicable application form below to a computer. For best results, use Internet Explorer. Applicaitons can be filled out, signed digitally, and emailed using the "Submit" button on the form. You may also print the application, fill it out,  and then scan and email the completed copy to If you are unable to submit the form via email, a signed paper copy can be dropped off at the #1 Fire Station, 675 13th Ave, using the drop box at the front door. If you have any questions, please call the Campbell River Fire Department at 250-286-6266.

Applicants will be emailed an invoice and online payment instructions.


Open Burning Permits

Clean Air Bylaw
Open burning is not permitted within the area of the City of Campbell River identified as Area A shown in Schedule A of the bylaw, with the exception of a recreational fire.

  • A recreational fire means the burning of wood for recreational purposes in a permanent outdoor fireplace, barbecue or fire pit not larger than 60 centimeters (24 inches) in diameter that is designed and constructed to confine the fire and is suitable for such a purpose, or within a fully enclosed burner or similar device. Recreational fires shall include fires used for the purposes of cooking food and the provision of heat.

For a more detailed look at the bylaw's Schedule A map showing Area A and Area B, view the City's Real Estate Map. Using the map layers on the left side, scroll down near the bottom and select "Clean Air Bylaw No. 3293 Boundary." 

Open Burning Permit Application - download the application form to a computer. For best results, use Internet Explorer.

Additional Resources


Please check local and provincial fire restrictions before lighting any fire. Visit Current Fire Restrictions for more information.


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