Only dry plant growth generated on the burn site can be burned.
You cannot burn within 300 feet of a residential, recreational, commercial, or industrial area that is not located on the property where the burning is occurring.
The following prohibited materials cannot be burned:
Non-wood construction/ demolition materials
Potentially explosive materials
Items containing natural or synthetic rubber
Household trash/ garbage/ refuse
Burning must be done no earlier than one hour after sunrise or later than one hour before sunset
Burning can only be done at a time when the wind speed is either greater than 6 mph and less than 26 mph
Effective September 1, 2009, violation of the above can be classified up to a Class "A" misdemeanor and could result in fines, confinement, or both.
Burn Notification To notify the fire marshal's office of a controlled burn, please complete the Burn Notification Form. If the Burn Notification Form does not appear, this means we are under a burn ban of some sort, (ie. burning prohibited, high fire danger day or extremely high wind day).
If you have items you need to dispose of that cannot be burned, you may be able to take them to the Hood County Citizens Collection Station. View station location and fees.