The ban applies all Crown land, B.C. Parks and private lands in the Coastal, Kamloops, Cariboo and Southeast fire centres.
It does not apply to local government areas that have their own fire prevention bylaws and fire departments.
It specifically prohibits:- Burning of any waste, slash or other materials.
- Stubble or grass fires of any size over any area.
- The use of fireworks, sky lanterns, or burning barrels of any size or description.
Campfires smaller than half a meter in diameter are still permitted.
The fire danger rating is moderate to high for much of the province.