7750 N. Wild West Dr
Park City, KS 67147
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FOR AND OBTAIN YOUR PERMIT ONLINE
All commercial businesses or townships must also complete
Open Burn Approval Application Form and mail to the address on the form
prior to any open burn.
you will find information regarding burn permits obtained through Sedgwick
County Fire District 1. Burn permits can be obtained at any
Burning Permits and Restrictions Fact Sheet
The applicant is in legal
control of the lot or parcel of land as herein described.
Burning will be attended
continuously by a competent person of legal age from the time of ignition
to the time of extinguishment.
will not be permitted if the wind speed exceeds 15 miles per hour.
a) FOR FIELD FIRES: a fire break (plowed or disked) of at least 20 feet on
all sides of the area to be burned shall be provided.
NON-FIELD FIRES: adequate clearance shall be provided from readily
combustible materials (example: grass to be mowed) with material(s) to be
burned located a minimum of 100 feet from any structure and 10
feet from any property line.
Burning shall not create a
smoke nuisance or hazard to neighboring properties or persons. Precautions
shall be taken to assure confinement, intensity and size of said burn.
Burning of any heavy smoke-producing
material is strictly prohibited. This includes, but is not limited to:
rubber tires, plastics, roofing, tar paper, old furniture, garbage, cloth
or any petroleum base product.
A garden hose or other fire
extinguishing equipment must be available at the burn location.
Burning shall be conducted
one hour after sunrise to one hour before sunset (except agriculture and
other specifically approved fires).
This permit will be in the
possession of the person doing the burning, for immediate inspection.
There is no charge for agricultural or open burns.
Removal of stubble remaining from crops
after harvest or from crops rendered useless due to destruction caused by
severe weather or the infestation of insects or disease.
Removal of brush and tree trimmings and
any other vegetative materials when done to control invasions of hedge row brush
on crop lands (example: trimming the hedge-row brush between farm fields).
Removal of hedge row brush for land
Removal of tree trimmings from
Burning combustible waste material
from residential or commercial construction projects which is from the permit
Burning brush and tree trimmings on
residential or commercial property which is from the permit location.
Burning that is considered to be
necessary and in the public's interest as determined on a case-by-case basis
(roadway clearings, salvage operations, structures, etc).
Burning cut trees, vegetation or lumber for
recreational enjoyment, commonly know as a "bonfire."
Mission: To assure quality public services that provide for the present and future well-being of the citizens of Sedgwick County.
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