BURN PERMIT INFORMATION BELOW

Clallam 2 Fire-Rescue will not be issuing physical residential burn permits due to COVID-19. See below for details on burning regulations.

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Due to COVID-19 and the effort to restrict non-essential business at the Administration Offices, effective October 1st, residential burn permits will not need to be physically completed in order to burn.  All residential burning will still be required to follow previously established permit guidelines; however, you will not need to physically submit a residential burn permit.

All residential burning must occur outside the City of Port Angeles Urban Growth Area.  Click HERE for link to Urban Growth Area Map.

Residential burning must abide by the following guidelines;

Outdoor burning is prohibited at all times within the Port Angeles Urban Growth Area, except for recreational cooking fires.

  • Burn piles may not be larger than 4 feet by 4 feet by 3 feet high.
  • Burning is not allowed if wind is blowing from any direction at more than five (5) miles per hour.
  • The burn pile must be located a minimum of sixty (60) feet from any structure.
  • The burn pile must be a minimum of five hundred (500) feet from any forest slash.
  • No residential fire shall be commenced before 6:00 a.m., and no material shall be added to any residential fire after 6:00 p.m.
  • A responsible person shall remain with the fire until the fire is extinguished.
  • Only one (1) residential fire is allowed to be burning at any one time.
  • A shovel and connected water hose shall be on site and immediately available.
  • If the fire creates a nuisance from smoke or from flying ash it must be extinguished.
  • No fires shall be conducted during burn bans. Please call 360-457-2550 to check on the status of bans prior to burning.
  • If an outdoor container is used for burning, it must be constructed of concrete or masonry with a completely enclosed combustion chamber and equipped with a permanently attached spark arrester constructed of iron, heavy wire mesh or other noncombustible material with openings not larger than one half inch.
  • Metal burn barrels are not permitted.

It is illegal to burn trash of any kind including paper, cardboard, construction debris, etc. This permit allows for burning of natural vegetation only


 Links to More Information on COVID-19

April 15, 2020

 

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