Burn Permit 2017-2018

Click here for the permit needed for burning yard debris: 2017-2018 Burn Permit Please print the permit and read the rules. Keep a signed copy of this permit with you whenever you burn.  

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Burn Ban Lifted

Effective 12:01 AM October 1, 2016, the ban on backyard burning is lifted. All residential outdoor burning requires a permit. These permits are free, and may be picked up from the fire station in Ocean Park, Pioneer Market, Jack’s Country Store, and the Surfside Homeowners Association Office. Fires must be no larger than 4 feet […]

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Burn Ban in Effect

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2016 Burn Ban – Update

A Burn Ban is currently in effect throughout Pacific County, with additional restrictions for all state lands, including the beaches. Within residential areas, and on privately-owned properties, Pacific County has banned all outdoor burning except recreational cooking fires in approved pits. These fires can only be made of seasoned firewood, and must be no larger […]

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Burn Permit 2016

Click here for the permit needed for burning yard debris: BURN PERMIT 2016 Please print the permit and read the rules. Keep a signed copy of this permit with you whenever you burn.

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Burn Ban Lifted – October 1, 2015

Pacific County Fire Marshall has issued the following message about recreational burning in Pacific County:  http://www.co.pacific.wa.us/dcd/images/images/2015.09.22%20Burn%20Ban%20Press%20Release.pdf Permits are required for burning in Pacific County. Download the free permit here: BURN PERMIT 2015 Before burning, please call the Burn Information Line, (360) 665-3508, for the most updated information.

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Burn Ban in Effect

Effective June 23, 2015, the Pacific County Department of Community Development has issued a ban on all outdoor burning throughout Pacific County. Recreational cooking fires are exempt from the ban at this time. These fires must be made of seasoned firewood, and must be no larger than 3 feet in diameter and 2 feet high. […]

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2015 Burn Permit

Click here for the permit needed for burning yard debris: BURN PERMIT 2015 Please print the permit and read the rules. Keep a signed copy of this permit with you whenever you burn.

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Burn Ban Update

September 26, 2014 – Pacific County Fire Marshal states they will follow the DNR news release and rescind the burn ban within our County. Burning is allowed with a permit. A downloadable burn permit is available here. Please call the Burn Information Line before burning, for the most up-to-date information. (360) 665-4451.

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County-wide Burning Ban Implemented

Effective July 16, 2014, the Pacific County Department of Community Development has issued a ban on all outdoor burning throughout Pacific County. Recreational cooking fires are exempt from the ban at this time. These fires must be made of seasoned firewood, and must be no larger than 3 feet in diameter and 2 feet high. […]

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2014 Burn Permit

On the peninsula, backyard burning is not permitted within the city limits of Long Beach and Ilwaco, and their urban growth areas. The Olympic Region Clean Air Agency has banned burning in these areas. Outside of these areas, backyard burning is allowed, as are landclearing and agricultural burning.  All burning requires a permit. Permits are free. Download […]

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Burn Ban Lifted

Effective 12:01 a.m., Tuesday, October 1, 2013, the Pacific County Department of Community Development has lifted the seasonal burn ban. Residential Backyard Burning within the Pacific County Fire District 1 area requires a permit which can be downloaded here: 2013 Burn Permit.  Burning is limited to only natural vegetation. Permits for larger burn piles are available. […]

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2013 Burn Permit

On the peninsula, backyard burning is not permitted within the city limits of Long Beach and Ilwaco, and their urban growth areas. The Olympic Region Clean Air Agency has banned burning in these areas. Outside of these areas, backyard burning is allowed, as are landclearing and agricultural burning.  All burning requires a permit. Permits are free. Download […]

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Questions About Burning in South Pacific County?

Can I have a campfire on my property?   Yes. Campfires are legal in all areas of the Peninsula, and do not need a permit. Campfires must be made of dry, seasoned firewood, and kept to 3 feet in diameter. Can I burn brush and other yard debris?   Yes. Permits of this type are free and […]

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2014 Fireworks and Bonfire Rules

Pacific County Fire District 1 encourages all residents and visitors to the area to be familiar with the Washington State laws regarding fireworks and bonfires on the beach. Have a happy and safe holiday!

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