Outdoor Burning

Effective July 7, 2023 at 12:00 pm: Fire ban issued for Penticton. Please note that no open burning is allowed within the City of Penticton boundaries until further notice, this includes use of fire pits at both Skaha and Okanagan beaches.

Please note that campfires and bonfires (including backyard open fires) are not permitted in Penticton except at designated fire pits. 

Beach Fire Pits and Barbequing 

Find out about the locations and regulations involving Penticton's beach fire pits and barbequing.

Outdoor Fireplaces

Learn about the bylaws in place to ensure the safe use of permanently installed outdoor fireplaces.

Burning Permits

How to apply for a burning permit. Please note burning is prohibited between April 15 and October 15. Conditions will apply.


Contact Us

Penticton Fire Department
Phone: 250-490-2300
Email: fire@penticton.ca