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Please note that a fire permit is required for all burning within the Township of Lanark Highlands. Permits can be purchased at the Township Office and many stores within the municipality.

Permit activation is required for all open air burning. Please call the number on your fire permit and leave your name, address, permit number and date of burn following the recorded message.

Fire Service


Fire Permits are available at the following locations:

1. Municipal OfficeVillage of Lanark
2. The Hill General StoreMcDonalds Corners
3. Hopetown General StoreHopetown
4. Clayton General StoreClayton
5. White Lake General StoreWhite Lake
6. Cedar Cove ResortWhite Lake


• Fire permits are valid only through the year of issue

• A fire permit is required for all types of fires

• You are required to reactivate your permit for open air burning


To reactivate your fire permit you require your fire permit number, name and date of your burn. This information can be left on a recorded message at:

• 613 259-2398 ext. 500

• 1-800-239-4695 ext. 500

• Email firepermit@lanarkhighlands.ca

For further information please contact the Lanark Highlands Fire Service @ 613 259-2398 from 08:30-4:30 Monday-Friday

You can learn more about fire permits by clicking the link below
By-law # 2014-1267 Being a bylaw for the purpose of regulating the setting of fires and to provide for their extinguishment.

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The Lanark Highlands Fire Service is a volunteer department staffed with a full time Fire Chief and over 70 volunteer firefighters across 5 stations.

Please contact the Fire Chief for fire prevention and education enquiries.

The fire stations are dispatched by the County Fire Dispatch, located in the Town of Smiths Falls where
9-1-1 emergency fire calls are received.

By Law 2011-1144 - Click here

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Lanark Highlands Fire Department

Township of Lanark Highlands
75 George Street, Box 340
Lanark, Ontario K0G 1K0

Office Hours: Monday-Friday
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Contact information

Fire Chief
Phone: 613-259-2398 or 1-800-239-4695 ext. 236
Fax: 613-259-2291
E-mail: Lhfirechief@lanarkhighlands.ca

Fire Services Assistant
Kirsten Cote
Phone: 613-259-2398 ext. 242
Fax: 613-259-2291
E-mail: kcote@lanarkhighlands.ca