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Residential burning season will be opening, on Monday, October 2nd. Permits can beobtained at your local fire district station; Lopez, Orcas, San Juan, and Shaw.They also can be obtained online by following this link: http://www.sanjuanco.com/1091/Burn-Permits We would like to remind you allthat residential burn permits are for the burning of natural materials such asyard waste and downed branches and small trees and should be organized into piles nolarger than 10 feet in diameter. Burning is only allowed outside of UrbanGrowth Areas, please check the status of your property prior to burning. A chargedhose should be on site at all times.
The burning of garbage, construction scraps, plywood, or plastics is illegal and subject to ticketing and fines from San Juan County as well as the Washington State Department of Ecology. http://www.ecy.wa.gov/programs/air/outdoor_woodsmoke/residentialburn.htm
If you have any questions please email the Fire Marshal’s Office at: firstname.lastname@example.org or call your local fire district.
Have a Safe and Pleasant Autumn,
San Juan County Fire Marshal"s Office