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Fire Danger Level Downgraded to LOW

Effective Wednesday October 26, 2022, fire danger level in San Juan County is downgraded to LOW. This change lifts the burning restriction as outlined in the burn permit conditions.

No open burning is allowed when winds are sustained greater than 10MPH. Avoid open burning during stagnant air systems such as fog and/or low inversion layer.

Residential burn permits are valid from time of purchase till May 31, 2023. Residential permits are $20.

Commercial burn permits are $300, require heavy equipment, water on site, and field inspection prior to burning.

Burn permits are available online at the San Juan County Permit Center.

No open burning is allowed within an Urban Growth Area with exception to recreational campfires.

For more information on burning in San Juan County, visit the Fire Marshal’s website at https://www.sanjuanco.com/1088/Fire-Marshal

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