Effective June 21, 2023 at 1200 hours, Camrose County is lifting the Restricted FIRE BAN.
Low Hazard Fireworks are permitted in Camrose County. Low hazard fireworks require a permit at all times.
Low Hazard Fireworks are defined as fireworks generally used for recreation, as defined in Class 7.2.1 of The Explosives Act (Canada) as Low Hazard Fireworks for Recreation.
- All persons purchasing, possessing, handling, distributing, offering for sale, storing, selling, discharging, firing or setting off low hazard fireworks shall conform to all requirements of the Alberta Fire Code.
- A person wishing to discharge low hazard fireworks in Camrose County must first obtain a low hazard fireworks permit, issued by the Manager of Protective & Emergency Services or his designate.
- In order to issue a low hazard fireworks permit, the Manager of Protective & Emergency Services or his designate must receive from the applicant written consent, including electronic mail, for discharge from the landowner of the property on which the low hazard fireworks will be discharged, and any neighboring affected landowners.
- The Manager of Protective & Emergency Services or his designate may attach any terms and conditions in the permit that he or she deems appropriate for the specific event and location.
- The Manager of Protective & Emergency Services or his designate may choose to revoke any previously issued low hazard fireworks permit for reasons of non-compliance with:
- The Alberta Fire Code,
- The Explosives Act,
- The permit, including any terms and conditions,
- Changes in environmental conditions, and/or
- For any reasons of safety to life, limb or property.
- Camrose County requires 5 business days for permit processing.