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Open fires

According to article 3.1 of by-law no. 01-04, open fires on the Municipality of Pontiac’s territory are strictly prohibited.

The only authorized fires are those in exterior fireplaces or any installation equipped with a fire-screen (B.B.Q.) and be under constant supervision (art. 3.2).

Campfires are authorized as long as they are not detrimental in any way and are a maximum of 4 feet x 4 feet.  Furthermore, there must be some type of extinguisher in close proximity.

A form for the authorization for open fires must be duly filled out and returned to our office.  To have access to the form, click here.

Note:  Offenders will face a $300.00 to $1,000.00 fine.