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Outdoor Burning

 

TYPE II BURN BAN IN EFFECT AS OF 4:00PM SEPTEMBER 9, 2020

NO OUTDOOR BURNING OF NATURAL DEBRIS - EVEN WITH A PERMIT

Burn Ban - Type II includes a ban on all outdoor burning in unincorporated Island County including a ban on recreational fires that were otherwise exempt from a Type I burn ban and including a ban on the use and discharge of consumer fireworks, unless the use and discharge of such fireworks are authorized by a permit issued by the local fire official .The use of barbeque grills using propane or briquettes, or self-contained camp stoves are exempt from Type II burn bans and may still be used. 

The danger of outdoor fires is very high right now. Please use extreme caution with any ignition source

REPORT VIOLATIONS TO 911

This ban will remain in effect until further notice


Land Clearing Burning: (Permit Required)
Pile size must not exceed 25 feet in diameter x 25 feet high.
Permit Fees: $100 for a 1-day permit.
Note:  Burning anything other than natural vegetation or firewood is prohibited.
 
Residential Burning: (Permit Required)
Pile size must not exceed 10 feet in diameter x 10 feet high.
Permit Fees: $40 for a 3-day permit.
Note:  Burning anything other than natural vegetation or firewood is prohibited.
              
Recreational fires 3 feet in diameter X 2 feet high or smaller do not need a permit. These fires are made from charcoal or firewood and are used for cooking or pleasure.
Note:  Burning anything other than natural vegetation or firewood is prohibited.
  

​Helpful Resources

Island County - Active Burn Permits​​

Island County - Permanent​ Burn Ban Areas Map​

Northwest Clean Air Agency - Outdoor Burning Permit Information​​