Burn Program

The Columbia Conservation District issues burning permits to landowners, as well as provides related resources about burn programs through the State of Washington Ecology Dept.

Burning Questions (get it?)

How do I know if it is a burn day or not

there are 2 ways to find out if it is a burn day.

Option 1- Call 1-800-406-5322

Option 2- Sign up for the daily burn decision email – Click here

Do I need a permit

Almost all agricultural burning requires a permit. The following list includes but is not limited to burns needing permits.

  • Post- harvest field and crop residue
  • Vineyard and orchard tree tear-outs
  • Cereal grain stubble
  • Small spots in fields
  • Bale fires
  • Orchard and field flaming
I want to have a campfire, do I need a permit?

As long as you are burning only firewood a permit is not needed. However no burning of any kind is allowed on a No Burn Ag. Day.

Can I burn yard waste?

Maybe. Depending on if you live in an Urban Growth Area or not will determine if you are able to burn yard waste. For more information regarding outdoor and residential burning, click the link below. No burning of any kind is allowed on a No Burn Ag. Day.

Click Here

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