Fire Bans

The MD of Acadia has 4 stages of Fire Hazard Warning Levels:

  1. No Restriction
  2. Fire Advisory
  3. Fire Restriction
  4. Fire Ban

The current level is Fire Restriction

Safe campfires are allowed in fire rings in campgrounds only. No campfires (or other open fires) or charcoal briquettes are allowed in random camping areas. Gas or propane stove/barbeques and portable propane fire pits are allowed. Incinerator fires are permitted at a minimum distance of 30m away from structures and 3m away from combustible materials. Existing Controlled Burns may be suspended or cancelled and no new Controlled Burns will be allowed.

Please note that during periods where controlled burns are not permitted, the link to the Fire Permit and Controlled Burn Request Form will not be available.


For the most up to date information, visit www.albertafirebans.ca.

Control Burns

When permitted, controlled burns are to be completed in a burning pit, barrel, or other controlled environment. Control burns must be supervised by at least 1 person at all times with an adequate supply of water on hand to guard against fire spread.

Please note that effective Spring 2019, the only option for control burn permits will be via online submission.

If there are issues with the online form, contact the MD of Acadia office at 403-972-3808.

The current level is Fire Restriction

Safe campfires are allowed in fire rings in campgrounds only. No campfires (or other open fires) or charcoal briquettes are allowed in random camping areas. Gas or propane stove/barbeques and portable propane fire pits are allowed. Incinerator fires are permitted at a minimum distance of 30m away from structures and 3m away from combustible materials. Existing Controlled Burns may be suspended or cancelled and no new Controlled Burns will be allowed.

Please note that during periods where controlled burns are not permitted, the link to the Fire Permit and Controlled Burn Request Form will not be available.

FIRE PERMIT & CONTROL BURN REQUEST FORM