Nehalem Bay

Fire & Rescue

Burn Permits

Burn permits are required for all outdoor fires including recreational fires.
For a definition and details of a recreational fire please see our recreational fire page here:

Burn piles larger than  5 feet in height and 10 feet in diameter require a site inspection AND a Provisional Burn Permit.  Contact the District Office for a Provisional Burn Permit.

To get a standard Burn Permit must follow BOTH of these two steps:

Step One:

  • Download a copy of the BURN PERMIT form and fill it out completely.
  • Keep the completed form at the site of the burn.
  • You must present this copy to fire or law enforcement personnel upon request.

(You can follow the link, then print  |  OR  |  Right Click -> Save As   |  OR  |   Long Press -> Save to device)

Step Two:

Complete the following fields and press the submit button:

By submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the rules on the Burning Permit form and understand it is your responsibility to abide by all rules and regulations.

Today's Fire Danger

Current Burn Restrictions

On October 15, 2022 the burn ban that effect July 15, 2022 was lifted.  Burning allowed with valid permit. If wind event, please adhere to burn restriction recommendations. If Red Flag Warning, please no outdoor fires of any kind (recreational fires, burn barrels, charcoal grills, smoking, etc.) and restrict use of power equipment.  

During fire season, usually June 1 through September 30, check burn restrictions prior to burning.

Burn piles larger than 5 feet in height and 10 feet in diameter
require a site inspection and a Provisional Burn Permit.