Burn Restrictions have been modified in unincorporated Clallam County to a FULL BURN BAN
to atmospheric conditions of reduced moisture levels, low humidity and warmer
weather, combined with the reduced availability of fire-fighting resources the
Clallam County Burn Ban is being modified to include all campgrounds within
unincorporated Clallam County (County controlled campgrounds are included in
the burn ban). This modification prohibits all outdoor burning.
Outdoor burning includes, campfires, bonfires, briquette BBQs, residential
yard debris clean-up, trash disposal, land clearing, weed abatement and
agricultural burning activity. Propane/gas appliances are permitted
provided the use is over a non-flammable surface and at least 5 feet from
flammable vegetation. The exception to this modification is those
campgrounds within the Olympic National Park.
Clallam County Fire Marshals office works closely with local fire districts
and local fire departments, and strongly urges all county residents and
property owners to be attentive to the condition of their properties through
proactive fire prevention measures.
a 30-foot defensible space around structures will help aid fire fighters by
creating a zone of protection around your personal property.
Burning is prohibited in the urban growth areas of Clallam County. This is regulated by the State of Washington, not local agencies. We often receive questions on where burning is prohibited. The Olympic Region Clean Air Agency (ORCAA) has developed a map that shows where burning is prohibited.
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 email@example.com to arrange a site visit to issue this type of permit.