Burn Permits

Burn season will open October 11, 2023.

Expiration Date: May 19, 2024

Contact our District Office directly by calling (775) 246-6209 or by email at admin@centralfirenv.org. If it is an emergency, please dial 911.

Fill out the form below to apply for this years' burn permit!


Before burning, call the Fire District Burn Line at 775-246-6232 to determine if it is a permissible burn day.   **DO NOT LEAVE MESSAGES**

Regular burn hours are sunrise until 12 p.m., with absolutely no smoke visible after 2 p.m. Responsible party shall supervise the burning material until the fire has been extinguished and monitored for a minimum of two hours after extinguishment. Burning hours are subject to change. Please check the burn line.

Burning of clean woody, forest, range, or yard vegetation is permitted. Burning of household trash and treated wood or lumber is prohibited!

Burn only if the wind is blowing 10 mph or less.

Conduct open burning at least 30 feet from any structure or other combustible material. Conditions that could cause the fire to spread to within 30 feet of a structure shall be eliminated prior to ignition.

Burn piles shall be kept no more than 3 feet in diameter, 2 feet high and not less than 30 feet from structures or other combustibles.

Burn barrels are prohibited!

A garden hose connected to a water supply and other approved fire-extinguishing equipment such as shovels and rakes shall be readily available for use at all burn sites.

Open burning shall only be allowed on properties ΒΌ acre in size and larger.

This permit is valid only under the conditions prescribed by law or by the District Chief relating to time, weather, burning specifications, firebreaks, and staffing requirements. The Permit does not relieve the user of any legal responsibility for the safe use of fire or allow burning to be done in violation of any State law, County ordinance, or local regulations restricting or regulating the use of fire. This permit may be temporarily NULL AND VOID during suspension of burning by the District Fire Chief or his authorized representative.

Any person who violates the terms or conditions of this Permit shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and may be cited as such. The expense of responses to and suppression of any emergency incident that is the result of a violation of this Permit may be charged to the Responsible Party (Property Owner) whose violation caused the response of equipment and personnel.

I own or legally control the above-described land. I agree to comply with all fire laws, ordinances, and regulations. I understand and agree to comply with the specific terms and conditions of this permit.

Expiration Date: May 14, 2024