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Burn Ban Upgraded: All Outdoor Burning Prohibited

Effective Immediately, the County-Wide burn ban has been upgraded, prohibiting recreational fires except within the Olympic National Park and other controlled campgrounds. All fires are banned from lands and campgrounds under the jurisdiction of Department of Natural Resources including campfires (charcoal briquettes also prohibited).

For more information on the Clallam County burn ban click here.

For more information on the DNR burn ban click here.

 

 

Clallam County Burn Ban Now in Effect

The Clallam County Burn Ban will take effect July 1, 2014 and run through October 1, 2014 unless conditions warrant further restrictions.

The burn ban applies to all outdoor burning with the exception of recreational cooking fires. Recreational fires are permitted unless further banned by extreme conditions.

Recreational fires are limited to a 3 feet diameter by 2 feet high fire. Fires for debris disposal are not legal under any circumstances and are not considered recreational.

If conditions arise, the restrictions may be upgraded to high fire danger, which will prohibit all outdoor burning including recreational fires.

Changes to the burn ban will be posted here. You may also contact the District office if you have questions. We will begin issuing burn permits for residential burning when the burn ban is lifted.

Commercial and Large-Pile Burn Permits

Permits in this category are issued to commercial users that are clearing large areas of land and burning, or to citizens that have yard waste larger than a single 4 foot X 4 foot X 3 pile foot allowed under the no-fee residential permit.

These permits are issued on a case-by-case basis and require a site visit. The cost is $100.00 payable to Clallam County Fire District No. 2. Please call 360-417-4790 or email admin@clallamfire2.org to arrange a site visit to issue this type of permit.

Click here to read the restrictions on these permits.

Clallam County Burn Restriction Information
DNR Fire Danger by County
Olympic Region Clean Air Agency Burn Information
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