Recreational burning or grill cooking that meets the county rules does not require a permit.
Other non-recreational burning requires a permit (ceremonies, agriculture, etc.).
Trash burning is prohibited.
Highlights of the open burning regulations include:
The definition of open burning includes any fire or combustion occurring in a fire pit, outdoor fireplace, chiminea or grill.
Fires are limited to a maximum overall size of 3 feet wide by 3 feet long by 2 feet high for wood burning.
Fires must be at least 15 feet from the nearest neighbor’s dwelling or inhabited area, such as a property line, sidewalk or roadway.
Permitted burning materials are clean wood, propane and natural gas, as well as charcoal for outdoor cooking; smokeless fire starters or paper; and commercial fire logs, paraffin logs or wood pellets for outdoor fireplaces.
Recreational open burning is restricted on air quality action days.