Burn Permits

BURN PERMITS / RESTRICTIONS

Burn permits are FREE and are available at any of the Summit Fire Stations, or by filling out the form below. Please call before going to the stations to get your permit. Burn Permits are only valid for one (1) day. A new permit is needed each time you burn. 

In order to get a burn permit you will need:

  • Photo ID
  • Do you own or rent the home. If you rent the home you will need to bring with you the name, address and phone number(s) of the owner.
  • What type of smoke detectors you have. Battery, Hardwire with battery back-up, smoke and heat detector, etc.

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

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 and call the Administrative Office at (928) 526-9537 before you burn to check for any restrictions for that day.

BURN PERMIT APPLICATION

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 are going to a day by day permit. You must log in each time you want to burn and complete the form. Once the form is completed it will be sent to the On-Duty Battalion Chief and to Forest Service Dispatch.

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 complete out when you are finished. You are not required to call us and let us know that you are having a campfire. Keep in mind if we get a call about a fire on your property we will come out.