News Flash

* San Juan County News *

Posted on: June 15, 2018

All Residential Burn Permits Expire June 15th.


Residential burning is now closed until fall, all permits issued are expired.

 Residential burn permits are issued for the burning of brush and limbs in areas of the islands that are not within Urban Growth Areas (UGAs). Campfires will continue to be allowed in contained fire pits that are no larger than 2’ by 2’ in size, burning fire wood only, not yard waste.

The current fire risk level for the county is Moderate. Only campfires are allowed at this time. In case of burn ban, campfires will be closed.

Commercial burn permits expire on May 31, 2018. Land clearing operations require a commercial permit and may also require permits from the Department of Natural Resources.

RJ Myers, Fire Marshal
San Juan County