Information | Rezoning for Housing

Public hearing on April 22, 2024. Proposed rezoning will support more housing options in all communities.

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In your home

Practice fire prevention basics with your family. Ensure everyone knows how to prevent fire, as well as what to do in case of fire.

  • Cooking safety

    Cooking fires are the number one cause of home fires and home fire injuries. Learn how to avoid cooking fires to keep your home and family safe.

  • Fireplaces and wood burning stoves

    Learn how to maintain your fireplace or stove, prevent the build-up of carbon monoxide and reduce smoke emissions in your home.

  • Fire pits

    Fire pits, outdoor fireplaces, wood-burning ovens and chimeneas in Calgary must meet certain standards to ensure that they can be enjoyed safely.

  • Smoking and disposing of smoking material

    The improper disposal of smoking material is the leading cause of outdoor fires in Calgary. Learn how to protect your home by correctly disposing of tobacco products.

  • Oxygen safety

    Oxygen isn’t explosive, but it can worsen a fire. It is important to take precautions when using it to ensure your safety.

  • Electrical and appliance safety

    Many house fires start because of appliances. Learn how to use and maintain your appliances correctly to prevent fires and accidents.

  • Propane safety

    Stay safe when using appliances and electricity both inside and outside your home.

  • Lithium-ion battery safety

    Lithium-ion batteries are used in items such as smart phones, laptops, e-scooters, e-cigarettes, toys, smoke alarms and cars. When these batteries are not used or charged properly, they can start a fire or explode.

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