A permit is required for all types of recreational fires. The requirements below must be strictly followed to ensure safety and prevent the unnecessary dispatch of emergency equipment to false alarms. If the requirements are not followed, the permit may be revoked.
Do not burn if conditions are windy or it is very dry. Permits are not valid during these fire-spreading, high-risk times or when a temporary burning ban is in place.
Fires are allowed on private property or in landscaped cul-de-sac islands.
The fire must be contained within a non-combustible fire ring.
The person who kindles the fire must have a valid Recreational Burning Permit and is responsible for ensuring that the fire is fully extinguished.
The fire must be minimum of 25 feet from structures and fencing;
minimum of 15 feet from property line; and the pile size maximum is three feet in diameter and three feet in height.
The ground within five feet of the base of fire must be clear of all combustible materials, including grass and weeds.
Leaves, yard waste, construction materials, rubbish/trash, combustible waste materials and painted or treated lumber.
i.e. garden hose, bucket of water
Call Gopher State One at 651-454-0002 for utility locates in the planned dig area.
Dig a hole into the ground that is no more than three-feet in width.
Must include non-combustible ring to encase the fire.
A grate may be used for cooking.
Must be maintained in safe conditions at all times and should be on level ground to avoid accidental tipping of the appliance.
Spray the ashes with water and place them in non-combustible containers.
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