Burn season ends April 15
The backyard and industrial burning season on Bowen Island is from October 15 to April 15 each year. Burn permits are required for yard cleanup and machine burns during this period. Open burning is prohibited after April 15.
Permits for personal cooking fires and camp fires are available after April 15, provided that a fire ban is not in place. Always check the Fire Department page for updates on fire bans during the warmer months.