DNR COVID-19 Response: You may obtain and activate a burning permit online. Some Township Fire Wardens may not be issuing burning permits at this time. If you would like to obtain a burning permit from your local Township Fire Warden, please call your local DNR Forestry Office for information on active wardens in your area. Updated March 04, 2021

Burning Permits

Burning Permits and Restriction Administration by County

Online Participation

Areas denoted in RED, are not participating online. Please contact the area administrator to obtain a permit.

Name Burn Status Contact Subunits
Aitkin Open - No Permit Required
Anoka Open - No Permit Required
Becker Open - No Permit Required Subunits
Beltrami North Open - No Permit Required
Beltrami South Open - No Permit Required Subunits
Benton Open - No Permit Required Subunits
Big Stone Open - No Permit Required Subunits
Blue Earth Burning Permit Required
Brown Burning Permit Required
Carlton Open - No Permit Required
Carver Burning Permit Required Subunits
Cass North Open - No Permit Required
Cass South Open - No Permit Required
Chippewa Burning Permit Required
Chisago Open - No Permit Required Subunits
Clay Open - No Permit Required
Clearwater Open - No Permit Required
Cook Open - No Permit Required
Cottonwood Burning Permit Required
Crow Wing Open - No Permit Required Subunits
Dakota Burning Permit Required
Dodge Open - No Permit Required Subunits
Douglas Open - No Permit Required Subunits
Faribault Burning Permit Required
Fillmore Open - No Permit Required Subunits
Freeborn Burning Permit Required Subunits
Goodhue Burning Permit Required Subunits
Grant Open - No Permit Required
Hennepin Open - No Permit Required
Houston Burning Permit Required Subunits
Hubbard Open - No Permit Required
Isanti Open - No Permit Required Subunits
Itasca Open - No Permit Required Subunits
Jackson Burning Permit Required
Kanabec Open - No Permit Required
Kandiyohi Open - No Permit Required Subunits
Kittson Open - No Permit Required
Koochiching Open - No Permit Required Subunits
Lac Qui Parle Burning Permit Required
Lake Open - No Permit Required
Lake Of The Woods Open - No Permit Required
Le Sueur Open - No Permit Required Subunits
Lincoln Burning Permit Required
Lyon Burning Permit Required Subunits
Mahnomen Open - No Permit Required
Marshall Open - No Permit Required
Martin Burning Permit Required
Mcleod Burning Permit Required
Meeker Open - No Permit Required Subunits
Mille Lacs Open - No Permit Required
Morrison Open - No Permit Required Subunits
Mower Open - No Permit Required
Murray Burning Permit Required
Nicollet Burning Permit Required
Nobles Burning Permit Required
Norman Open - No Permit Required
Olmsted Burning Permit Required Subunits
Otter Tail Open - No Permit Required Subunits
Pennington Open - No Permit Required
Pine Open - No Permit Required
Pine County Blowdown Open - No Permit Required
Pipestone Burning Permit Required
Polk Open - No Permit Required
Polk East Open - No Permit Required
Pope Open - No Permit Required Subunits
Ramsey Open - No Permit Required
Red Lake Open - No Permit Required
Redwood Burning Permit Required
Renville Burning Permit Required
Rice Open - No Permit Required Subunits
Rock Burning Permit Required
Roseau Open - No Permit Required
Roseau East Open - No Permit Required
Scott Burning Permit Required
Sherburne Open - No Permit Required Subunits
Sibley Burning Permit Required
Stearns Open - No Permit Required Subunits
Steele Burning Permit Required Subunits
Stevens Open - No Permit Required
St. Louis North Open - No Permit Required Subunits
St. Louis South Open - No Permit Required Subunits
Swift Burning Permit Required
Todd Open - No Permit Required
Traverse Open - No Permit Required
Wabasha Burning Permit Required Subunits
Wadena Open - No Permit Required
Waseca Burning Permit Required Subunits
Washington Open - No Permit Required
Watonwan Burning Permit Required
Wilkin Open - No Permit Required
Winona Burning Permit Required Subunits
Wright Open - No Permit Required Subunits
Yellow Medicine Burning Permit Required

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