BC Wildfire Area Restrictions

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Published by the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development - BC Wildfire Service
Licensed under Access Only

British Columbia Area Restrictions are identified as areas that are put into place to help protect public safety and allow fire suppression efforts to continue efficiently. This is outlined under Sec 11(2) of the Wildfire Act.

Data and Resources

Dataset Extent

Latitude: 48.0° to 60.0°
Longitude: -139.5° to -113.5°

Additional Information

Purpose

To display current area restrictions related to wildfire activity for visual purposes.

Data Quality

Data is updated every 2 hours when information is received.

Contact Information

NameDevona Hay (pointOfContact)
EmailBCWILDFIREGEO@gov.bc.ca
OrganizationMinistry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development
Sub-OrganizationBC Wildfire Service

Access & Security

Who can view this dataset? Public
Who can download this dataset?Not downloadable

Metadata Information

Record Published 2020-01-21
Record Last Modified 2020-11-03
Resource Status underDevelopment
Spatial DataSDO_GEOMETRY

Object Description

Object Name: WHSE_LAND_AND_NATURAL_RESOURCE.PROT_RESTRICTED_AREAS_SP

Short Name: RSTRC_AREA
Comments: Wildfire restricted areas are created to help protect public safety and allow fire suppression efforts to continue efficiently. This is outlined in the Restricted Areas section of the Wildfire Act.

Column Name Short Name Data Type Data Precision Comments
PROT_RA_SYSID RA_SYSID NUMBER 10 A System generated unique identification number
NAME NAME VARCHAR2 50 Name of the Resticted Area.
ACCESS_STATUS_EFFECTIVE_DATE EFFCT_DT DATE 7 The date the access restriction came into effect.
FIRE_CENTRE_NAME CENTRE VARCHAR2 75 The BC Wildfire Service Centre administrative area name.
FIRE_ZONE_NAME ZONE VARCHAR2 75 The BC Wildfire Service Zone administrative area name.
BULLETIN_URL BLLTN_RL VARCHAR2 90 The URL link to the published bulletin of restriction, ban or prohibition for more details.
FEATURE_AREA_SQM FEAT_AREA NUMBER 19 The system calculated area of a two-dimensional polygon in square meters.
FEATURE_LENGTH_M FEAT_LEN NUMBER 19 The system calculated length or perimeter of a geometry in meters.
SHAPE SHAPE SDO_GEOMETRY 1 The column used to reference the spatial coordinates defining the feature.
OBJECTID OBJECTID NUMBER 38 A column required by spatial layers that interact with ESRI ArcSDE. It is populated with unique values automatically by SDE.
SE_ANNO_CAD_DATA BLOB 4000 A binary column used by spatial tools to store annotation, curve features and CAD data when using the SDO_GEOMETRY storage data type.