Spring Burn Season is OPEN!
Spring Burn season is March 1 through May 30th and Fall Burn season is September 15 through November 15
(Unless a change is ordered by the County Fire Marshal)
Burning may close at any time due to air quality or certain weather conditions. Your local weather conditions may not allow for safe burning even if permitted in the county. Please use common sense.
Requirements for Burning.
- Piles must be lit in daylight and out cold by dusk.
- You must obtain a permit for the day you intend to burn.
- Burning is restricted to weeds, leaves and small tree or bush branches. No trash or building materials.
- Burnables must be stacked into small piles. No field burns allowed.
- Ground must be scraped to mineral soil 5 feet around pile.
- Wind speed must be less than 15 mph. If wind exceeds 15 mph fires must be extinguished immediately.
- A charged water line or fire extinguisher must be available at the actual location of the burn (not back at the house).
- You must remain at the burn until it is out and cold.
- You are responsible for any fire suppression costs or damage caused by your burn.
- You will be cited if a burn pile is left unattended and is not out cold.