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Wildland fires

Policies in the Regional Official Plan related to natural hazards are being reviewed and updated.

Adopted Region of Peel Official Plan (RPOP)

For changes to the adopted RPOP regarding Bill 150 and Bill 162, refer to Download the Official Plan.

Wildland fires are fires that burn in treed or forested areas.

Wildland fires can help natural ecosystems renew and stay healthy, but wildland fires near developed communities can cause property damage. They can also affect our health and safety.

The wildland fire discussion paper provides information on the Province's policy for wildland fire hazards.

The new Region of Peel Official Plan policies:

Supporting documents

Wildland fire discussion paper (PDF)
Wildland fire fact sheet (PDF)

For more information, email Regional Planning or call (905) 791-7800 ext. 4350.