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September 17, 2021
Skagit County lifts outdoor burn ban for all unincorporated areas beginning September, 20.
Effective September 20, 2021 and until further notice, residential yard and land-clearing fires are once again permitted in areas within unincorporated Skagit County.

Outdoor burning permitted beginning September 20, 2021

Effective September 20, 2021 and until further notice, residential yard and land-clearing fires are once again permitted in areas within unincorporated Skagit County.

Within unincorporated Skagit County, burn permits are required for piles exceeding 4 feet by 4 feet. Burn permit requests may be submitted by phone at 360-416-1840, and will be processed in the order that they are received.

Residential yard and land-clearing fires may contain only natural vegetation (leaves, grass, and tree trimmings).

Garbage, household trash, lumber, building construction waste, or demolition debris may not be burned.

Please burn responsibly. Remember: smoke, odor, or ash that unreasonably interferes with the use and enjoyment of neighboring properties is prohibited.

 


A division of the Planning and Development Services Department, the Fire Marshal's Office provides the following services:

  • Review of permit applications for consistency with the International Fire Code (e.g., structure construction, driveway fire access (standards), fire flow, sprinkler systems, alarms, egress, and venting)
  • Annual inspections of commercial construction (checklist) for consistency with the International Fire Code
  • Outdoor burning and fireworks permitting and regulation
  • Outreach and education programs about fire safety
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Contact

  • Emergencies Dial: 911
  • Outdoor burning information and permits: 360-416-1840
  • Business annual inspection request line: 360-416-1845
  • Deputy Fire Marshal Bonnie LaCount: 360-416-1842
  • Deputy Fire Marshal Bryan Youngman: 360-416-1843
  • E-mail: firemarshal@co.skagit.wa.us
  • Business Hours 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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