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Gallatin County Burn Permits

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Amsterdam Fire District

Open burning in this area is currently closed. It has been determined by the fire protection agency having jurisdiction that it is not safe to conduct open burning at this time.

Big Sky Fire Department

Open burning in this area is currently closed. It has been determined by the fire protection agency having jurisdiction that it is not safe to conduct open burning at this time.

Bozeman Fire Department

Open burning in this area is currently closed. It has been determined by the fire protection agency having jurisdiction that it is not safe to conduct open burning at this time.

Bridger Canyon Fire District

Open burning in this area is currently closed. It has been determined by the fire protection agency having jurisdiction that it is not safe to conduct open burning at this time.

Central Valley Fire District

Open burning in this area is currently closed. It has been determined by the fire protection agency having jurisdiction that it is not safe to conduct open burning at this time.

Clarkston Fire Service Area

Open burning in this area is currently closed. It has been determined by the fire protection agency having jurisdiction that it is not safe to conduct open burning at this time.

County Fire (unprotected)

Open burning in this area is currently closed. It has been determined by the fire protection agency having jurisdiction that it is not safe to conduct open burning at this time.

Forest Service

Open burning in this area is currently closed. It has been determined by the fire protection agency having jurisdiction that it is not safe to conduct open burning at this time.

Fort Ellis Fire Service Area

Open burning in this area is currently closed. It has been determined by the fire protection agency having jurisdiction that it is not safe to conduct open burning at this time.

Gallatin Gateway Fire District

Open burning in this area is currently closed. It has been determined by the fire protection agency having jurisdiction that it is not safe to conduct open burning at this time.

Gallatin River Ranch Fire District

Open burning in this area is currently closed. It has been determined by the fire protection agency having jurisdiction that it is not safe to conduct open burning at this time.

Hebgen Basin Fire District

Open burning in this area is currently closed. It has been determined by the fire protection agency having jurisdiction that it is not safe to conduct open burning at this time.

Hyalite Fire District

Open burning in this area is currently closed. It has been determined by the fire protection agency having jurisdiction that it is not safe to conduct open burning at this time.

Manhattan Fire District

Open burning in this area is currently closed. It has been determined by the fire protection agency having jurisdiction that it is not safe to conduct open burning at this time.

Sedan Fire District

Open burning in this area is currently closed. It has been determined by the fire protection agency having jurisdiction that it is not safe to conduct open burning at this time.

Three Forks Fire District

Open burning in this area is currently closed. It has been determined by the fire protection agency having jurisdiction that it is not safe to conduct open burning at this time.

Willow Creek Fire District

Open burning in this area is currently closed. It has been determined by the fire protection agency having jurisdiction that it is not safe to conduct open burning at this time.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who must obtain a burn permit?

Anyone conducting open burning in Gallatin County.

How can I obtain a burn permit?

You may register online using this website, or you can visit us in person.

What can I not burn?

You are not allowed to burn prohibited materials as outlined in the Montana Department of Environmental Quality's air quality regulations found at ARM 17.8.604. This includes, but is not limited to buildings, asphalt shingles, campers, garbage, railroad ties, plastic products, paper products, cardboard, manure, dead animals, etc.

What is a recreational fire?

A fire for recreational purposes less than 48" in diameter (36" in Bozeman) . Prohibited items from burning still apply. A burn permit is not needed for recreational fires.

Where can I see more information about open burning in Gallatin County.

Please visit https://www.readygallatin.com/open-burning.

Who has the authority for open burning?

The authority for authorizing (opening and closing) open burning rests with the Fire Chief of the fire protection agency having jurisdiction for where you are. Gallatin County Emergency Management administers the system on behalf of the fire protection jurisdictions to maintain a common system across the county.

What is a Burn Ban?

In some severe situations, the Gallatin County Commission may implement high fire danger areas (commonly referred to as burn bans). When this is implemented, additional restrictions are put into place to minimize the risk of new fire ignitions.

When do I need to activate my permit?

You must activate your permit each day you conduct open burning.