Outdoor Burning Information
burning may resume subject to the normal rules and
regulations effective Friday, September 18, 2015
burning is still prohibited throughout the County and burning permits
are required for general outdoor burning. Recreational fires may
occur without burning permits...Click here
Permanent restricted burning areas
Effective January 1, 2001, Kitsap County joined King, Pierce and Snohomish Counties in
a total outdoor burn ban in urbanized areas of the county under the 1991 Clean Air
Washington Act. Outdoor burning in these areas is restricted to small recreational,
ceremonial and cooking fires.
Outdoor Burning Regulations.
Contact the State Information line at (800)
Air Quality Burn Bans
Periodically the State,
Puget Sound Clean Air Agency, may call for bans on burning due
to air quality, when particulates in the air reach an unsafe level. When an air quality
ban is imposed, all burning permits are temporarily suspended. To check whether there is a
current burning ban due to air quality, please call 1 (800) 595-4341.
Temporary County Burn Bans
Other types of bans on burning may be called by the County for various reasons. For
example, drought conditions may lead local officials to impose burning
contact local burn ban lines at the following numbers for up to date information:
You may also contact the County Fire Marshal at (360) 337-5777.
Land Clearing Burning is prohibited as of 1 Sept 2009.
Call (800) 323-BURN for more information