Burn Permits Available October 10th

ONLINE APPLICATIONS ARE ONLY RECOMMENDED FOR USERS WITH WINDOWS DESKTOP DEVI​CES.  THE CURRENT PERMITTING SYSTEM IS NOT SUPPORTED ON MOBILE DEVICES OR MAC/iOS DEVICES.  Use Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge or Internet Explorer 11 browsers for permit applications.  We appreciate your patience as we prepare to upgrade to a new permitting system.

1) FOR WINDOWS DESKTOP ONLY: Online Permit Center

For instructions on burn permits via San Juan County online permit portal, SmartGov follow this link below: Online BURN PERMIT INSTRUCTIONS

2) Paper form: Downloadable Burn Permit Application
Mail it and a check for $20 to:
San Juan County DCD
PO Box 947
Friday Harbor, WA 98250


Drop it and a check for $20 in the DCD drop box at
the San Juan County Courthouse, or at the DCD office
at 135 Rhone Street, Friday Harbor.

Note: Please allow 10 days to process your paper burn permit application.

Burning is not available in Urban Growth Areas (UGA.) These can be viewed by following this link:
Community Development Maps