12 Apr

NOTICE: Total burn ban lifted

Fire Chief Scott Manlow has lifted the total burn ban that was issued on Friday, March 23. Open air burning is now permitted.

• A burn permit is required for all open air burning. Burn permits cost $15 and expire at the end of the calendar year (Dec. 31, 2018).

• Residents can apply for an annual burn permit by visiting Fire Station 1 at 8 McDonald Drive in Picton, Shire Hall at 332 Picton Main Street, or any County Library. A full list of County libraries is published at www.PECLibrary.org/locations/.

• The Fire Chief evaluates weather and ground conditions to determine the necessity of a burn ban.

• For more information, contact Prince Edward County Fire Dispatch at (613) 476-2345 or visit The County’s website.