Yes, fire pits and camp fires are allowed in Russell Township. Here are the requirements according to our by-law 102-2013 :
Part 5 - Camp Fires
5.1 A permit is not required for a camp fire providing that the campfire is for;
(i) keeping warm
(ii) cooking food
(iii) recreational enjoyment
5.2 No person shall make a camp fire that is;
(i) larger than 0.5 cubic meter
(ii) not contained so as to prevent the spreading of the fire
(iii) causing a nuisance to neighboring property due to the smoke
(iv) causing a decrease in visibility on any highway or roadway due to smoke
(v) closer than 4.5 meters from any side lot line or rear lot line, from other combustible material, structure, brush or wooden area
(vi) within the portion of a yard that is the front or side yard
(vii) not supervised by a person of at least eighteen (18) years of age from the time of ignition until completely extinguished.
Please consult the full by-law for all the details.