FireSmart Canada

Legislation and Planning

Land use planning helps us foresee problems so that we can lessen the risk of wildfire.

Reviewing  provincial and municipal legislation can help you learn more about land use plans.

If you are a community leader, find out how you can use FireSmart in your community planning. FireSmart – Protection Your Community From Wildfire has detailed information on legislation and planning in Chapter 7: Land Use Planning.

Protecting Your Community from Wildfire

This manual provides individuals with the necessary tools in planning and in mitigating the risk of fire in interface…

How to become FireSmart:

I am committed to Put into action the FireSmart community recognition program and in addition, develop then implement a partially funded cooperative fuel reduction program between community members and local government..

— Louis Price, Community Leader, Elkwater, Alberta