British Columbia Bans and Prohibitions

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

BC Wildfire Bans and Prohibitions are areas covered under Sec 10, 11, 12 of the Wildfire Act. This dataset displays areas implemented as local fire hazards or dangers, weather conditions and fire activity demand. Fire bans and restrictions apply to all public and private land, unless otherwise specified - for example, in a local government bylaw. Please check with local government authorities for any other restrictions before lighting any fire.

Data and Resources

Dataset Extent

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

Additional Information

Purpose

BC Wildfire Bans and Prohibitions are used for visual purposes

Data Quality

Data is updated every 2 hours daily and reflects the current situation. Please refer to the Fire Bans and Restrictions webpage for further details.

More Information

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 2020-01-21
Resource Status underDevelopment