For the most accurate answer to "Can I burn?", consult our easy to use Interactive Burn Map. It allows you to select a point on the map or enter your address and obtain complete burning details for that location.
Although a Burn Ban may not be in effect, there are restrictions in what types of burning are permitted. See our Interactive Burn Map for accurate burning information for your address.
Effective: October 2, 2023 - Residential burning and land clearing burning are permanently banned in the Southern Clark County no burn area and the cities and surrounding urban growth areas of Vancouver/Camas/Washougal, Battle Ground, Ridgefield, La Center and Yacolt.
Burning is limited to natural vegetation only in the remainder of Clark County. A free permit is necessary for all fires up to 10 x 10 x 6 and can be printed from our website at www.swcleanair.org, or you can obtain a free permit from your local fire station. Piles larger than 10 x 10 x 6 require a written permit from the Clark County Fire Marshal's office; they can be reached at 564-397-2186.
For silvicultural or forest questions contact Dept of Natural Resources at 360-575-5089 or you can call the Southwest Clean Air Agency at 360-574-3058 or 1-800-633-0709 during normal business hours.
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