BURN PERMIT CHECKLIST
The following information is provided to aid in your permit process.
The fire District does not issue burn permits, however some of the
Cities require you apply for a burn permit. Check with your city
If your property is located in the unincorporated Denton County
you must obtain a burn permit from the County Fire Marshall's
office. For information on how to obtain a burn permit call
If your property is located within the town you are not required
to obtain a burn permit however you must register your burn prior to
burning. To register click on the link in the right column check to
see if it's a burn day under permit number enter N/A
On our home page you will find a link "check to see if it is a
burn day" this link will take you to the Fire Marshall web site.
DENTON COUNTY REQUIREMENTS
You must always register your control burn by registering on the
Address of burn location
Material to be burned
Amount to be burned
Amount to be burned
Burn conditions for burning
Denton county will not allow you to burn unless the wind speed is
less than 15 MPH and they will only let you burn during daylight
Trench burning provides a safer environment by containing the fire
to a more manageable area.
Trench burning greatly reduces the amount of smoke introduced into
the atmosphere due to a more complete combustion caused by the injection
of air into the burn pile.
Trench burning allows you to burn in a higher wind speed due to
the location of the material in a trench and the small amount of
smoke produced during the process.
Trench burning helps your relationship with your neighbors, as
nuisance complaints are reduced.
Trench burning allows you to burn in areas not usually available,
due to the increased efficiency of the burn.
CONTACTS FOR TRENCH BURNERS AND TRENCHERS
- Yellow Pages
- Rental Services
- Heavy Construction Companies
ALTERNATIVES TO BURNING
- Transport to City Brush Site
- Contracting removal