Burning Permits

If you are planning on building a campfire, you must get a permit.  The application fee for a one day permit is $10 or $25 for a seasonal multiple use permit.  An application must be filed with the City Clerk a minimum of two workdays in advance of the date requested for burning. Permits are available at the front desk at City Hall. The Fire Chief will inspect the campfire area and issue the permit.

Campfire requirements are as follows:

  1. Use non-treated wood.

  2. Locate the fire a minimum of 25 feet from any occupied dwelling, wood structure, street, alley, property line or any building.

  3. Pit is no larger than 48 inches in diameter with non-combustible ring of at least 12 inches high.

  4. Fire level no higher than two feet.

  5. Campfires are allowed to burn from 6:00pm until 10:00 pm Sunday through Thursday and between 6:00pm and midnight Friday and Saturday.

  6. Burning is not allowed whenever the wind speed exceeds 10 miles per hour.

  7. Campfires shall be extinguished by dousing with water.

  8. Seasonal multiple use permit is effective from June 1 through September 30 of year permit is issued.