Can I burn yard waste in my backyard?
No. Burning any type of waste is prohibited in the City.
Can I have a fire on the beach?
No. Beach fires, including propane fires are prohibited below the high tide mark by provincial legislation in the Parksville Qualicum Wildlife Management Area.
Can I have a fire for a backyard cookout?
Yes, with some requirements:
To report an open fire in the Parksville Fire Protection Area call 250 248-3242; to report a fire emergency call 911. The fire protection area encompasses the City of Parksville, French Creek areas bordering the City of Parksville to the edge of the fire protection area at Johnston and Drew Roads, San Pareil, Fourneau Road, Wildgreen Road and Martindale Road areas.
If you believe a bylaw is being broken, please file a complaint using the form below. City of Parksville bylaws are enforced on a complaint-driven basis. Anonymous complaints are not accepted.
Bylaw Complaint Form - download here
You can submit the completed form:
City of Parksville
Outdoor Burning Bylaw
Parksville Fire Protection Service Area
Burning in the Regional District of Nanaimo
RDN Outdoor Burning Regulations
BC Wildfire – Fire Bans and Restrictions
Fire Bans and Restrictions