Valid residential fire permits for the 2020-2021 burn season are valid thru May 31, 2021.
Please contact the San Juan County Fire Marshall for the most up to date Fire Danger on weekends and Holidays.
Burn Permits will be available for purchase beginning October 5, 2020. San Juan County has made a few changes this year in how you can obtain your burn permit.
All Commercial Burn Permits must be completed/purchased online. Our office is no longer able to distribute/sell Commercial Burn Permits. Please see contact information below.
Residential permits can be done online as well and is the preferred method of the San Juan County Fire Marshall's Office. For those of you who are unable to access the permit online, please call our office, 360-468-2991, to arrange for us to complete the form for you. Please be advised that this will take some time and you may not be able to obtain your permit on the same day. Please plan ahead.
Remember you must have a printed permit on site of the burn location at all times.
Please note that the San Juan County Fire Marshall is the person to contact if you have questions on whether or not you may need a burn permit. The Fire Marshall determines burn restrictions and burn bans.
Burn Permit fee is $20.00. If the permit is picked up at our Fire Station, cash or check, payable to the SJC Fire Marshall is required.
RJ Myers is our Fire Marshall. His address is 135 Rhone Street, Friday Harbor. Phone number 360-378-3473.
BURN PERMITS CAN BE OBTAINED ONLINE DURING THE BURNING SEASON BY USING THIS LINK TO THE SAN JUAN COUNTY WEBSITE and following their instructions: (Copy and paste this address to your browser)