Fire permits are now issued through the County website  

Fire permits are now issued through the County website at this link

Residents no longer need to visit the County Administration Office or the Town of Elk Point Office for a fire permit.

What you need to do before you apply -   

  • You will need an email
  • You will need to register for a public account.  An email will be sent to your email for a password to be set up.  Check the inbox and junk/spam folder if you don't see an email in your inbox..
  • You will need Information including property owner information, land location, Tax Roll number (found on your Property Assessment and Tax Notice)
  • Reason for burning

See the information here for complete instructions.    It should take about 10 minutes to apply online. 

Once submitted, the application for a permit will be reviewed within 24 business hours. 

An approved fire permit will be emailed to you.  You can check the status of your application through this link that was used to apply for the fire permit.

Please plan ahead.   Applications are not reviewed on weekends or statutory holidays.  

Fire/Burn Permits are required on a year 'round basis for all types of Open Burning. Fire/Burn permits are issued for 14 days at a time.