Residential Burning

Coconino County and Coconino National Forest are under a Stage 2 Fire Ban. No open flames other than gas/propane devices with an “On/Off” Switch are allowed at this time.

RESIDENTIAL BURNING / RESTRICTIONS

Open burning is the practice of safe and proper disposal of waste vegetation and other unwanted yard material as regulated by the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ).

Burn permit applications are no longer required from Summit Fire & Medical District. Please be a courteous neighbor and share with Summit Fire and Medical District, and Coconino National Forest Service by filling out your Name and address below on the day you are burning. Your information is then sent to the On-Duty Battalion Chief and to Forest Service Dispatch to alert for possible smoke in area.

For a small warming/campfire on your property, please be a courteous neighbor and fill out your name and address below. Once the form is completed, it will be sent to the On-Duty Battalion Chief and to Forest Service Dispatch to alert for possible smoke in area.

Please make sure you read the copy of the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) Rules and Regulations for there are some things that you are not allowed to burn.

ADEQ Burn times are:

9:00 am to 4:00 pm April through September
9:00 am to 3:00 pm October and March
10:00 am to 2:00 pm November through February

Please abide by the burning times before you burn.

BURN PERMIT

Questions? Contact Us.

  • ARS 13-1706. It is unlawful for any person, without lawful authority to intentionally, knowingly recklessly or criminal negligence to set or cause to be set on fire any wildland other than the person’s own or permit a fire that was set or caused to be set by the person to pass from the person’s own grounds to the grounds of another person. A person who violates this section is guilty of a class 1 misdemeanor, class 2 misdemeanor, class 3 felony or class 6 felony.
  • MonthJANFEBMARCHAPRILMAYJUNEJULYAUGSEPOCTNOVDEC
    Start time10am10am9am9am9am9am9am9am9am9am10am10am
    End Time2pm2pm3pm4pm4pm4pm4pm4pm4pm3pm2pm2pm

BURN PERMITS FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What can I burn?

You are permitted to burn only the following materials: Weeds, paper, and branches.

What materials am I NOT allowed to burn?

All plastic materials, waste petroleum products, hazardous material containers, aerosol spray containers.

When does my permit expire?

Summit Fire and Medical District is no longer requiring a burn permit to be on file. Please be a courteous neighbor and fill out your name and address in the Burn Permit tab. Once the form is completed it will be sent to the On-Duty Battalion Chief and to Forest Service Dispatch to alert for possible smoke in area.

What are the times that I can burn?

The times range depending on the time of year.

MonthJANFEBMARCHAPRILMAYJUNEJULYAUGSEPOCTNOVDEC
Start time10am10am9am9am9am9am9am9am9am9am10am10am
End Time2pm2pm3pm4pm4pm4pm4pm4pm4pm3pm2pm2pm

Fires are not permitted prior to the start time and must be completely out by the end time.

Can I have a small campfire (warming fire) on my property?

Yes, we just ask that you keep the fire small and that you put it completely out when you are finished. Please be a courteous neighbor and fill out your name and address above. Once the form is completed it will be sent to the On-Duty Battalion Chief and to Forest Service Dispatch to alert for possible smoke in area.  Keep in mind if we get a call about a fire on your property we will come out.