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Burn Permits

Some Things To Note

  • As of May 15, 2020 burning is allowed outside the city limits of The Dalles and within Mid-Columbia Fire and Rescue’s boundaries with all fires being extinguished by 11:00 AM each day.
  • All permits purchased earlier in 2019-2020 expired June 30th.
  • Burning within the city limits of The Dalles is only allowed between October 16 to December 1 and April 1 to May 14 of each year.
  • Burning, when allowed, can only take place during daylight hours.

Burn barrels or incinerators are NOT allowed in the city limits by City of The Dalles Ordinance.

NOTE: Currently, burning permits can only be obtained by visiting the main fire station at 1400 W. 8th Street. By the fall burning season (October 2020), online burn permit purchasing should be availble on our new platform.

A $5.00 cost recovery fee is collected for Burn Permits. Permits can be obtained online or can be purchased at the Fire Station. Cash or Check only at the fire station. Credit Cards can only be accepted online.