Burn Permit - Agricultural Field
What is the Purpose of this Permit?
If you are located in Benton, Clallam, Clark, Cowlitz, Grays Harbor, Island, Jefferson, King, Kitsap, Lewis, Mason, Pacific, Pierce, Skagit, Skamania, Snohomish, Spokane, Thurston, Wahkiakum, Whatcom, or Yakima county, please select the Local Clean Air Agencies for information on agricultural burning in your county.
Who issues this Permit?
Department of Ecology
What Activities Require this Permit?
Burning of vegetative agricultural field (not piled) wastes.
How Much Will this Permit Cost?
Variable depending on total acres ($3.75 per acre); minimum fee is $37.50.
Where Can I Get the Application for this Permit?
The application is online and can be downloaded at https://fortress.wa.gov/ecy/publications/summarypages/ecy020126.html.
Do I Need to Include Anything with my Application?
See specific application at above link.
Is the Decision on my Permit Dependent on Anything Besides the Information in my Application?
When you receive your burn permit, you must call 1-800-406-5322 prior to burning to make sure that burning is allowed for that day in your county or zone. You must notify your local fire protection authority prior to igniting any fire. Follow all permit conditions.
How Long Will it Take to Review my Application?The permitting authority must act on a complete application (as determined by the permitting authority) within seven days of receipt. See WAC 173-430-040(5)(c).
Where do I Submit my Application?
All applications are reviewed by the issuing office.
Schematic:View the schematic .
How Long is my Permit Valid?
Variable - six months or less.
What is the Appeal Process for the Permit?
Permits can be appealed directly to the issuing office.
Notes / Comments:Not applicable.
Air Quality Program
300 Desmond Drive
PO Box 47600
Olympia, WA 98504-7600
Telephone: (360) 407-6800
Fax: (360) 407-7534
* Permit information last updated 2/1/2013.
Department of Ecology Environmental Permitting Project Questionnaire © ORA