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Wildland fires

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

Have your say

Public open houses were held online for growth related focus area draft policies and settlement area boundary draft technical studies between September 21st through October 1st.

Due to Covid-19 related restrictions, the public joined various online forums to learn about the proposed policy changes and engage with staff. Past consultation materials can be found under Upcoming Consultations.

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.

Peel 2041 proposed policies would:

Supporting documents

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

For more information, email Regional Planning or call (905) 791-7800 ext. 1173.