The San Juan County Fire Marshal's Office is dedicated to protecting the lives and property of the citizens of San Juan County from the hazards of fire, explosion and life safety hazards by fostering a safe environment through inspection, enforcement, regulation, investigation, and public education. All efforts of this office are designed to reduce the deaths, injuries, and property losses of San Juan County residents.
Residential Burn Permits (up to 10' Piles): CLOSED
Commercial Burn Permits (Greater than 10'): CLOSED
Recreational Fires (3'x 3'): OPEN (9-1-2023 at 12pm)
All permitted burning is closed in San Juan County as of June 1st, 2023 for the summer season.
Recreational fires are three feet or less in diameter, built on bare soil, gravel,or in a fire bowl. Recreational Fires are campfires. Use firewood only. No yard waste. No garbage. Please keep Recreational Campfires well away from structures and put them dead out before leaving them unattended.
This document was developed with the help of experts and property owners. It is available to you as a guide to help keep your home and neighborhood safe from wildland fires. Just click this link to view the plan: