May 14, 2021 - New Metro Vancouver seasonal prohibitions on residential indoor wood burning will be in effect from May 15 to September 15 each year, as part of new requirements being introduced to protect the public from exposure to harmful wood smoke.

Exceptions will be made in situations where wood burning is the only source of heat in a residence, in the case of emergencies, and for those living off-grid in rural parts of the region.

Meto Vancouver Residential Wood Burning Bylaw 

Read the full media release here. 

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