Fire Burn Permit

When & Where to Get a Permit

All burn permits must be completed in person at the Fire Station 2 across from McDonalds. Please call 208-324-2323 or come by 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 7 days a week and a Firefighter will assist you.

Fire Department Burn Permit Requirements

Recreational fires do not require a burning permit, however you must still practice safe burning. Recreational fires are defined as follows: Burning materials other than garbage or refuse where the fuel being burned is contained in an approved incinerator, outdoor fireplace or barbecue pit and with a total fuel area of three feet or less in diameter and two feet or less in height for pleasure, ceremonial, cooking or similar purposes.

Please complete a City of Jerome burn permit in person at Station 2. By completing the form, you agree to follow the conditions and requirements of the Jerome City Code Section 8-22 (PDF) and the Jerome City Open Burning Rules (PDF).

Prior to burning, always check DEQ Air Quality website, to ensure burning is permitted.

Know the Rules

  • Do not burn when wind exceeds 10 miles per hour.
  • A person must be present throughout the entire burn and in possession of the permit.
  • Burning must take place in the hours between sunrise and sunset.
  • A fire extinguisher, garden hose, or any other fire extinguishing equipment must be ready for use.
  • No burning of materials that emit dense smoke, noxious odors, or create a nuisance.

Thank You and Stay Safe