Please Refer To The Map Below Before Burning.
*Please read this page completely*
Please fill out a burn permit below and print a copy for your records.
Call the main office at (541)389-2345 with any questions.
Burning Permits are required in the Cloverdale Rural Fire Protection District
Please fill out a burning permit form and make sure it is signed and logged with CRFPD before you burn.
THERE ARE NO FEES FOR BURN PERMITS.
Outdoor burning is allowed during daylight hours only, with a valid burn permit.
NO BURNING IS ALLOWED DURING HIGH WINDS.
Burning permits are issued for a lifetime with a clear understanding of permit and burning requirements.
Burn permits shall be required for any open burning of commercial waste, demolition material, domestic waste, industrial waste, land clearing debris or field burning (including burn barrels).
1. Burning shall be restricted to cleared areas 40 feet away from any building
and 20 feet away from trees.
2. Debris piles no larger than 15’ wide & 6’ tall. Campfires limited to 3’ wide & 2’ tall.
3. Clear to bare ground 10 feet from around the base of the burn pile, burn pit,
or burn barrel.
4. Burn early in the morning while temperatures are low and humidity is high,
5. NO burning in winds predicted, or currently above 10 MPH, or temps over 90 degrees.
6. Fires shall be attended by an able bodied adult until all free burning material has
7. One shovel and water (5 gallons, a 4A extinguisher or charged hose line), plus
a copy of your burn permit must be available at burn site.
8. Burning is allowed during daylight hours only, however, fire pits, stumps, and
burn barrels may be allowed to smolder after dark. (No new material may
be added until daylight.) Exceptions allowed for warming / campfires.
9. The Fire Chief or his designee may, at their discretion, open or close burning, and alter the burning requirements as deemed necessary.
Commercial, Agricultural, and industrial Burn Permits:
Such burning is prohibited unless, in addition to any permit issued by the Cloverdale Rural Fire Protection District, a permit is obtained by the appropriate Forest Protection Agency.
In accordance with provisions of ORS 478.990 (2) and
(3), violations of ORS 478.960 (1) and (4) are misdemeanor violations
which carry their own citation schedule.
Deschutes County ordinance applicable.
If the fire burns out of control do not hesitate to request assistance CALL 911.
This permit does not relieve the Permittee from responsibility for fire
damage, is subject to cancellation without notice, and is valid only at the
location of permitted burning indicated
above. Permittee shall determine each day before burning whether
such burning is being permitted.
To protect air quality, DEQ has the the authority, under state law, to prohibit
open burning anywhere in the state on a day-to-day basis.
State air quality rules which govern open burning are found in
Oregon Administrative Rules, Chapter 340, Division 23.
It is against the law to conduct any open burning that:
Unreasonably interferes with enjoyment of life or property.
Creates a public or private nuisance.
Is a hazard to public safety.
MATERIALS THAT CAN NOT BE BURNED
Rubber Products / Tires (includes burning tires to start an approved agricultural waste fire)
Petroleum and Petroleum-treated materials
Asphalt or Industrial Waste
Materials that creates dense smoke or noxious odors In or near cities of greater than 4,000 in population. The DEQ prohibits open burning of waste from commercial establishments, construction and demolition activity, and land clearing.