To reduce the possibility of human-caused fires, particularly during wildfire season, Fire Permits are required for campfires and fireworks in Whistler. Find everything you need to know about when these activities are permitted and how to apply for a permit.
Campfire permits are free and required for any campfires within the Resort Municipality of Whistler. Campfires are not permitted in Whistler when the Fire Danger Rating is High or Extreme.
All conditions of the Fire Permit must be adhered to. Failure to do so could result in a fine.
Fire Permits expire on December 31 and must be renewed annually.
Provincial Campfire Bans
The Province of British Columbia also implements fire bans and restrictions. These apply to BC Parks, Crown lands, and private lands outside of the municipal boundaries.
A permit is required to hold a fireworks display in Whistler. Only professionally-launched fireworks are permitted.
Garden Debris Burning
Garden debris cannot be burned in Whistler, but non-commerical yard waste may be dropped off at Nester's Depot, free of charge, from April to November. Find out more about free yard waste drop off.
You can also participate in a FireSmart Community Chipper Day from September 9 to October 14, 2018. Don't wait. There is limited space available!