Air quality advisory, open burning restrictions ended

Open burning may now be conducted without a permit or approval from the Environment Ministry.

  • Nov. 18, 2016 6:00 a.m.

The Ministry of Environment in collaboration with Island Health has ended the air quality advisory for the Comox Valley as air quality has improved. Open burning may now be conducted without a permit or approval from the Ministry of Environment, provided the activity complies with the Open Burning Smoke Control Regulation, Environmental Management Act.

All open burning must also comply with municipal open burning bylaws where a bylaw exists.

For more information on current air quality, visit www.bcairquality.ca

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