If you are burning within Logan County Colorado please report your burn to Sterling Emergency Communications Center at 970-522-3512.
If open burning is needed, residents need to know that a state "Open Burning" permit is required.
The following are highlights from the two attached Colorado Public Health Bulletins on the state regulations for “Open Burning”.
GET A PERMIT BEFORE YOU BURN!
Who needs an Open Burning Permit? Anyone performing an open burn in Colorado
What happens if I burn without a permit?
Air Quality Control Commission Regulation 9 provides guidelines for open burning. Burning without a permit or burning of prohibited materials can lead to a sizable civil penalty of up to $10,000 per day. (per C.R.S 25-7-123)
How do I apply for a state open burning permit and what does it cost? Complete a state open burning permit application and submit it by email, fax, or mail. There is no charge to obtain a state open burning permit.
The application can be found online at: https://www.colorado.gov/cdphe/openburn
Or by calling the Division at: (303) 692-3268 Completed applications can be emailed to: cdphe.APOpenburning@cdphe.state.co.us
Also Note: Before you burn - Check with your local fire department regarding fire safety and municipal rules.