2016/2017
Open Debris Burning Is Currently
(
OPEN)

(Burn Permits are required for All Burn Barrels and Recreational Fires)


Current Burn information (Within:)

Gearhart (City Limits)

Gearhart Fire District

 

CLICK HERE FOR CURRENT BURN INFO

CLICK HERE FOR CITY OF GEARHART BURNING ORDINANCE NO. 875

 

CLICK HERE FOR CURRENT BURN INFO

Areas within the city limits of Gearhart contact the Gearhart Fire Department at (503) 738-7838 for information on how to obtain a burn permit. Areas outside the City Limits of Gearhart contact the Oregon Department of Forestry at (503)325-5451.

General Burning Rules

* All fires MUST be attended at all times. Burn barrels shall have proper screening.

*Burn barrels and Recreational fires are allowed during fire season ONLY with a permit. No

open debris burning is allowed during fire season.

* Outside fire season open debris burning is allowed, piles larger than 4 ft. x 4ft. must have

approval from Gearhart Fire Department prior to igniting.

* A hose or tools Shall be present at all times when burning.

* No burning will be allowed during times of extreme dryness.

*Recreational fires located on the beaches are allowed without a permit. (Beach fires shall be

no closer than 50 feet from dune grass, are not allowed in driftwood, and must be extinguished

prior to leaving).

* All fire must be of clean wood or wood products, no illegal material allowed (i.e. plastics,

rubber, tires, furniture, etc. see DEQ rules).