Burn Permit

Today is Not A burn day.

 Fire Season is now in effect. 

All backyard debris burning is prohibited. 

A burn permit can be obtained by clicking below or visiting the Clatskanie Station during regular business hours.

Click here to obtain a Burn Permit

Stay informed! Call 503-728-2131 before you burn.

- Recreational fires  are defined as campfires, cooking fires, and warming fires no larger than 

3 feet in diameter and no greater than 2 feet in height from the deepest point. 

If the recreational fire is outside a designated campsite, and

the Fire Danger Level is High or Extreme, please call 503-728-2131 or 503-728-2025 for more information.

Click here for our brochure regarding Recreational Fires.

Northwest Oregon Fire Protective Association has issued public use restrictions in relation to fire danger. 

- In regards to forestry slash burning, contact ODF Columbia Unit  at (503) 397-2636.


Burn Permits are valid until the end of the burn season of issuance. 

As specified by CRFPD, burning permits are required for all open burning in the Clatskanie Rural Fire Protection District service area, including small recreational fires. Please follow all burning regulations and directions very carefully. Burning permits will NOT be issued to businesses, churches, industries, institutions, building contractors or multi-dwelling sites.  The burn permits issued through our website are for residential burning only.  If you need a special burn permit, please visit Clatskanie Fire at 280 SE 3rd Street for more information.

Regulations and other useful information

Columbia County Fire Defense Board - Rules for Open Burning

Open "Backyard" Burning Regulations

Columbia County Wildfire Protection Plan

Burn Regulations

Disposal of Storm Debris

Oregon Department of Forestry

280 SE Third St / PO Box 807; Clatskanie, OR 97016

Phone 503-728-2025 / Fax 503-728-4388

Burn line 503-728-2131