Outside Burn Permit Information

If there is adequate snow cover you don't need a permit to burn brush or have a campfire. If the amount of snow is questionable contact the Fire Station at 228-4320.

Brush Permit


A one day permit that allows the property owner or designee to burn permissible material.

Regulations for Brush Permits


  • Only brush or untreated wood materials can be burned.
  • Logs less than 5 inches in diameter can be burned.
  • Stumps can not be burned.
  • The fire can be kindled no earlier than 5 p.m. and must be extinguished prior to 9 a.m. the following day.
  • Fire can be lit prior to 5 p.m. if it is raining.
  • Fire must be attended to by the permittee at all times until it is completely extinguished.
  • The property owner must get the permit OR give written permission to a person 18 years or older.
  • The Brush Permit must be acquired on the day of the planned burn.

How to Get a Brush Permit


  • The property owner or designee (with written permission) can stop by the station at anytime to get a Brush Permit. There is no cost.
    or
  • The property owner can go online at Division of Forests and Lands website. There is a $3 fee to use the State's online system.
  • Note: Brush Permits will not be issued during dangerous fire weather.

Seasonal Campfire Permit


One permit that is valid for the calendar year to burn permissible material in a constructed or purchased fire pit.

Regulations for Seasonal Campfire Permits


Category 1 (2 feet in diameter or less)
  • Must have a non-combustable containment. (rocks, bricks, metal, etc.)
  • Must be located on brick, gravel, cement, or dirt.
  • Must be 2 feet in diameter or less.
  • Must be 25 feet from a structure or part of a structure.
  • Can only be used to burn brush or untreated wood that is less than 5 inches in diameter.
  • Can burn anytime of the day.
  • Must be attended to at all times.
Category 2 (4 feet in diameter or less)
  • Must have a non-combustable containment. (rocks, bricks, metal, etc.)
  • Must be located on brick, gravel, cement, or dirt.
  • Must be 4 feet in diameter or less.
  • Must be 50 feet from a structure or part of a structure.
  • Can only be used to burn brush or untreated wood that is less than 5 inches in diameter.
  • Can burn after 5 p.m. or while raining.
  • Must be attended to at all times.

How to Get a Seasonal Campfire Permit


Upon constructing, or purchasing and installing a fire pit as described above the property should call the Fire Station 228-4320 to schedule an inspection. After satisfactory completion of the inspection a permit will be issued on-site. The property owner must be present or have given a designee written permission. There is no cost for the permit. Permits for Seasonal Campfires are not available online.

Note: Permittees will be notified when burning is restricted during periods of dangerous fire weather.