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Open burning is restricted in the Cowichan region to protect human health by reducing air pollution. For all lands in Electoral Areas (excluding Areas F, H, I and Thetis Island):
There are many alternatives to open burning. All CVRD Recycling Centres and Fisher Road Recycling offer FREE drop-off for yard and garden waste.
For more information on burning regulations and alternatives, visit cvrd.bc.ca/cleartheair or call the CVRD at 250.746.2500 during regular business hours or Bylaw Enforcement at 250.746.2600 after hours.