Wahkiakum County Outdoor Burning Information
Can I Burn? (Interactive Burn Map)
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.
Burn Ban Status
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.
No Burn Ban is in Effect
Effective: October 1, 2021 - The seasonal burn ban has been lifted.
Burning is limited to only natural vegetation. A permit is necessary for all Residential and Land Clearing burning and can be obtained from your local public works dept at 360-795-3067.
For silvicultural or forest questions contact Department of Natural Resources at 360-575-5089 or you can contact the Southwest Clean Air Agency at 360-574-3058 or 1-800-633-0709 during normal business hours.
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DNR Fire Danger Level
LOW - Effective: 9/27/2021
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- WAC 173-425 bans the use of a burn
barrel and prohibits the burning of all material, except
natural vegetation grown on the property and firewood (defined as bare,
untreated wood, not dimensional lumber). This regulation also prohibits
burning during periods of impaired air quality and prohibits outdoor burning
from becoming a nuisance to surrounding neighbors and businesses. Fire
safety burn-bans may also be called by county or local fire protection
- Consult your DNR or SWCAA Land Clearing Burn Permit for additional burning information.