During the Fire Season (now starting March 1st), any person lighting a fire for any purpose, other than for burning household garbage or campfires in approved containers/methods, must have a valid fire permit. You may be liable for fire suppression costs and/or penalties as provided by law for any damage or suppression that may occur while burning without a valid permit.
Fire permits may be obtained free of charge by:
- Using the new Ponoka County Mobile app (free app) available at Google Play and the App Store.
- Attending or phoning the Ponoka County Administration Office at 4205 – Highway 2A in Ponoka, 403-783-3333, during regular business hours (Mon – Fri, 8:30am – 4:30pm).
- Phoning the Ponoka County Regional Fire Chief, Dennis Jones, at 403-913-5105.
- Phoning the Ponoka County East District Fire Chief, Dale Morrow, at 403-913-4038.