Coastal Fire Centre bans and restrictions

Last updated on May 13, 2024


View all bans and restrictions for the Coastal Fire Centre, which includes the Lower Mainland, Sea-to-Sky, Vancouver Island, Central Coast and Haida Gwaii areas of B.C. 

Map of B.C. with the Coastal Fire Centre highlighted.

Current Coastal fire prohibitions

Effective at 12 p.m. (noon) on Friday, May 17, 2024, Category 2 and Category 3 open burning will be prohibited across the Coastal Fire Centre.

Before lighting a fire of any size, please check with your local jurisdiction (municipality, First Nations, etc.) as they may have their own restrictions in place.

Current Coastal area restrictions

There are currently no area restrictions in effect.

Maps of affected areas

Category 2 and 3 open fire prohibition across Coastal Fire Centre (PDF, 805KB)

Information bulletins

Coastal Fire Centre to enact a Category 2 and Category 3 open fire prohibition

Stay informed

Contact an Information Officer
Coastal Fire Centre