Current Burning Status
How do you optain a valid burn permit?
Valid burn permits are issued at the main fire station located at 2310 4th. Street
in the City of Tillamook between the hours of 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Monday - Friday.
Due to limited staff on the weekends please call ahead for the availability of
obtaining a burn permit.
Where can you find written burning regulations for Oregon?
Contrary to belief, the Oregon Fire Code does not regulate a vast majority of the
burning regualtions for the State of Oregon. Limited regulations are printed on the
bottom of your burn permit. For additional regualtions visit the Oregon
Department of Environmental Quality for Open Burning. Click on the link for within
the City of Tillamook or within Tillamook County.
Why does the Fire District require valid burn permit?
Oregon Fire Code Section 307 requires a permit to be obtained from the local
fire code official for all open buring.
How long is your burn permit valid?
Burn permits are issued throughout the calendar year and the annual validation
cycle runs from May 1st - May 1st of each year. Beginning July 15th of each
calendar year open burning is typically closed due to regulated fire season in
cooperation with the Oregon Department of Forestry and the Tillamook County
Fire Defense Board. Beginning August 1st of each calendar year, burn barrels
are closed until the end of regulated fire season. Contact you local fire department
for additional information subject to your area.
When can my valid burn permit be revoked?
Valid burn permits can be revocked by an authorized representative of the district
for burning after dark, leaving fires unattended, burning offensive or illegal
materials defined by Oregon DEQ, improper setbacks or distances from property
lines or structures, and the failure to provide on-site water or supppresion
Tillamook Fire District
Copyright 2011, Tillamook Fire District, 2310 4th. Street, Tillamook Oregon 97141
All Burning Is Open
Recreational fires do no require a valid
burn permit from the fire district.
Recreational fires are consider warming
fires or camp fires. Recreational fires
cannot be larger that 3' x 3' with flame
length's no longer than 2' with an
approved fire ring.
Beach Camp Fires
Tillamook Fire District does not regulate
fire on the Oregon Beach. Please contact
the State of Oregon Parks and
Recreation for information regarding
beach camp fires.