The Town of Mattawa has a Recreational Open Air Burning By-Law 11-17 & 11-23. This By-Law defines the requirements for open air burning in the municipality. The By-Law will be enforced by the Town of Mattawa in conjunction with the Mattawa Fire Department.
A permit is required for open air burning from April 1st until October 31st. The cost of a permit is $20 for the year and the permit holder is issued guidelines for making a safe recreational fire. A permit can be purchased through the By-Law Officer at the Mattawa town hall or by calling the Mattawa Fire Department.