Open burning that is offensive or objectionable because of smoke or odor emissions or when weather conditions or local circumstances make such fires hazardous, shall be prohibited. All open fires are prohibited when the Grassland Fire Danger Index (GFDI) exceeds the "Moderate" category.
A permit is required for any open burning. All permitted locations shall require an inspection of the proposed burn site and notification to the fire chief of the date, time, and location or the burn area.
Open burning is not allowed if the Grassland Fire Danger Index exceeds the Moderate category.
Outdoor fireplaces must be used with extreme care. It is highly recommended that water buckets, garden hose, fire extinguisher or other fire suppression device be readily available for use while the appliance is being used.
Only cut or split wood, or liquid fuel (Propane, Natural Gas), may be used as a fuel source. The burning of rubbish, lawn waste, paper products, etc. is prohibited.
The appliance must located a minimum of 15 feet from any combustible material. If the appliance burns wood it shall be constructed with a spark arrestor to include a screen, chimney or other device placed above the fuel area so that the heat source is contained in such a manner that sparks or embers are not allowed to freely escape into the open atmosphere.