The holder of a permit is authorized to burn outdoors, without the use of an incinerator, within the boundaries of the Village of Cache Creek.
This permit is for Class 2 and Class 3 burning as defined by the Province of British Columbia. Campfires within Village of Cache Creek Boundaries do not require a permit.
A Campfire is defined as a fire no larger than 0.5 metres high and 0.5 metres in diameter. A campfire must have at least 8 litres of water or a hand tool within 20ft of the campfire at all times. A campfire must also have a defined Fuel Break, free of debris and flammable material. Any fire outside of these definitions is Classified as a Class 2 or Class 3 fire.
The Fire Chief or designate has the authority to cancel all burning permits and can restrict permits from being issued.
Any damages resulting from burning activities under this permit, shall be the responsibility of the permit holder, and if the Volunteer Fire Department is required to assist in the extinguishment of this fire, a call out charge to cover firefighter's remuneration may be levied against this permit holder.
Permits can only be completed during office hours. Applications submitted will not be accepted or approved until the next Business Day.
You do not have a permit until our staff have reviewed your application and responded to your request. If you have not recieved an email stating you are approved to burn, you do not have a permit.