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Open Burning Permits

Open burn ban

To see information regarding region specific bans, please visit the Colorado Office of Emergency Management:

The division will NOT issue permits to those who request to burn in a county with an ongoing fire ban.


General Information




Permit Applications:


Air Curtain Destructor

  • Air Curtain Destructor/Permit to Operate pdf file
    • This downloadable application is required to open burn with the use of an Air Curtain Device. It shall be erected and operated in accordance with the manufacturer's recommendation. The device shall be permitted pursuant to Section IV.B.4 of Regulation No.9 and used in conjunction with an Open Burning Permit.
  • Relocation Notice for Air Curtain Destructors pdf file
    • This notice must be received by the Division at least ten (10) days prior to relocating an Air Curtain Device. Notify the Air Pollution Control Division if Air Curtain Device is Relocated to another section or more than four miles within a county or relocated to a different county than permitted.