Uxbridge Volunteer Fire Department

Uxbridge Fire Department

Administration: (905) 852-3393
Uxbridge Fire Department
17 Bascom Street
P.O. Box 190
Uxbridge, Ontario
L9P 1T1

Duty Officer after hours contact number:  (416) 894-0805

Fire Chief: Scott Richardson
srichardson@town.uxbridge.on.ca

Deputy Chief of Training & Fire Prevention: Bill Graham
bgraham@town.uxbridge.on.ca

Fire Prevention Officer: Ken Maynard
kmaynard@town.uxbridge.on.ca

A Fire Permit is issued subject to the following conditions:

1.  The applicant acknowledges having read and understood By-law No. 2007-209, as amended.
2.  Prior to burning the applicant shall confirm burning is permitted each day of burning by calling 905-852-9038.
3.  A Fire Permit is issued subject to the following conditions: 
Approval is required from the Fire Chief, The Deputy Cheif or designee for every fire set or continuing after one half hour after sunset, except for a recreational fire as defined in By-law No. 2007-209 as amended.
4.  The applicant is responsible to comply with applicable legislation.
5.  The applicant shall post the fire permit at the location of the telephone nearest the fire for easy access to emergency telephone numbers listed on the permit.

 

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The Township of Uxbridge has recently implemented an Emergency Preparedness Plan.  Please click on Emergency Preparedness Plan for information related to this community Plan.

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Fire Department Fees

ITEM FEES
Response to Motor Vehicle Accident
(Non-Uxbridge Residents or Uxbridge Resident Charged with serious traffic offence (ie: Careless or Impaired Driving)
a) $410.00 per hour per apparatus for the first hour or part thereof.
b) $205.00 per half hour per apparatus for each additional half hour or part thereof.
c) Plus the actual cost of any consumables used ie: Absorbent, etc.
d) Number of fire apparatus depending on running assignment and severity of incident
 
Response to Vehicle Fires (Non-Uxbridge Residents) a) $410.00 per hour per apparatus for the first hour or part thereof.
b) $205.00 per half hour per apparatus for each additional half hour or part thereof.
c) Plus the actual cost of any consumables used ie: Absorbent, etc.
d) Number of fire apparatus depending on running assignment and severity of incident
 
Fire inspections (Municipal, Provincial & Federal Codes compliance requirement) a) Initial and second inspection no charge
b) Each subsequent after 2 inspections $65.00 per hour with a one hour minimum
Plus GST
Re-Inspection (Any Inspection required after the initial and compliance inspections) a) Any building or premises $65.00 per hour with a one hour minimum
 
Requested Inspection for premises and buildings (ie: Lawyer or Realtor request) $65.00 per hour with a one hour minimum
 
Auxiliary Apartments (ie: Basement Apartment) a) Initial and second inspection no charge
b) Each subsequent after 2 inspections $65.00 per hour with a one hour minimum
 
Residential Inspections a) Initial and second inspection no charge
b) Each subsequent after 2 inspections $65.00 per hour with a one hour minimum
 
Commercial Inspections a) Initial and second inspection no charge
b) Each subsequent after 2 inspections $65.00 per hour with a one hour minimum
 
Industrial Inspections a) Initial and second inspection no charge
b) Each subsequent after 2 inspections $65.00 per hour with a one hour minimum
 
Apartments in Houses (2 Unit Dwellings) a) Initial and second inspection no charge
b) Each subsequent after 2 inspections $65.00 per hour with a one hour minimum
 
File Search and Letter (ie: Letter to Lawyer) $80.00
HAZMAT Response (ie: Gas or Oil Spill) a) $410.00 per hour per apparatus for the first hour or part thereof.
b) $205.00 per half hour per apparatus for each additional half hour or part thereof.
c) Plus the actual cost of any consumables used ie: Absorbent, etc.
d) Number of fire apparatus depending on running assignments and severity of incident
 
Occupancy Load Inspections (Licenced Establishments excluded) $210.00
Day Care Inspections (Annual) a) Initial and second inspection no charge
b) Each subsequent after 2 inspections $65.00 per hour with a one hour minimum
 
Movie Stand-bys a) Requested Fire Department standby $65.00 per hour per Fire Department Employee (minimum 4 person crew)
b) Required Fire Department standby $410.00 per apparatus per hour or part thereof and $205.00 per half hour per apparatus for each additional half hour or part thereof.
c) Any other expenses as determined by the Fire Chief or Designate.
 
False Alarms a) $410.00 per hour per apparatus for the first hour or part thereof.
b) $205.00 per half hour per apparatus for each additional half hour or part thereof.
c) Number of fire apparatus depending on running assignment and severity of incident
 
L.L.B.O. Inspections a) Initial and second inspection $110.00
b) Each subsequent after 2 inspections $65.00 per hour with a one hour minimum
 
Professional Services a) Minimum fee $65.00 plus $65.00 per each additional hour or part thereof
b) Plus expenses
 
Fire Reports (Insurance and Investigators) a) 1 to 2 years old $80.00
b) 2 to 5 years old $100.00
c) Over 5 years old $120.00
Plus F.O.I. Costs (if applicable)
 
Site Plan, Plan of Subdivision Review $250.00
Fire route review $210.00 plus costs
 
Hydro inspection for fire investigation and inspection purposes a) Rates as charged by electrical safety authority
 
Outside agency inspection for fire investigation and inspection purposes a) Rates as charged by outside agency
 
Contractors or other municipal department brought in for fire suppression or investigation or inspection purposes a) Rates as charged by service
 
Special Events a) Vendor inspection if required $65.00 per hour
b) Requested Fire Department standby $65.00 per hour per Fire Department Employee (minimum 4 person crew)
c) Required Fire Department standby $410.00 per apparatus per hour or part thereof, $205.00 per apparatus per half hour or part thereof
d) Any other expenses as determined by the Fire Chief or Designate
 
Interest: Rate of 15% per annum, calculated monthly  

Burning Permits:
Standard Fee -
Fire no greater than 1.5metres in diameter
Oversized Fire Permit

Farm -
Open Air Burn Permit
Oversize Fire Permit (proof of Farm Business Registration required)

Recreational -
Facility (Camp sites only)
Open Air Burn Permit
Oversized Fire Permit

Recreational Home/Community Groups



$25.00
$75.00


$25.00
$50.00



Exempt
$25.00
$75.00

Exempt

Open Air Fire Without Permit/Approval (first occurence on property) a) $410.00 per hour per apparatus for the first hour or part thereof
b) $205.00 per half hour per apparatus for each additional half hour or part thereof
c) Plus the actual cost of any consumables used ie: Absorbent etc
d) Number of fire apparatus depending on running assignment and severity of incident
e) Staff costs for incident are charged based on number of staff responding to the incident
 

Fire Works Permits:
Family Fire Works
Display Fire Works


$50.00
$150.00

Fire Department Master Plan  

Uxbridge Fire Department Fire Master Plan - Final Report

Fire Department Annual Report

Fire Station Location Study

Cover Letter
Fire Station Location Study
Maps

 

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