2014 BURNING REGULATIONS

 

OUTSIDE CONTROLLED BURNING REQUIREMENTS

 

  1. Before burning call 1-800-633-6247 you may call 769-1422 as back up only, for AIR QUALITY ADVISORY.  GREEN means open burning is OK, if advisory indicates RED or YELLOW open burning is closed.  NOTE: If date indicated on message is different then date you are calling, please use advisory given.  They will only update it when there is a change in Air Quality.
  2. Burning is allowed during daylight hours only.  Small campfires for cooking food are allowed at night.
  3. Burning of construction debris by contractors is prohibited.
  4. Burning of trash, plastic, tires, and garbage is prohibited.
  5. Logging slash piles and field burning must meet Idaho Department of Lands guideline.  Permits are required from the Idaho Dept. of Lands from May 10th to October 20th (769-1577).  Burning of stumps is prohibited in populated areas.
  6. Your fire is your responsibility.  Fires must be tended by a responsible adult with adequate tools and equipment to control your fire (shovel, garden hose, etc).
  7. All burning requires a clearance of fifty (50) feet from any residence or structure, and ten (10) feet from any combustibles.
  8. Burning is allowed by property owners, legal occupants, and/or authorized individuals.
  9. BURNING DURING CLOSED BURNING SEASON IS PROHIBITED.
  10. Failure to comply with burning requirements may result in a misdemeanor citation and/or being charged for extinguishments cost.

 

Should you have any further questions about safe burning practices or regulations please call 623-5800 from the hours of  8 a.m. until  5 p.m.  Thank you for your cooperation.