Burning Permits

Administration Area: Stearns Burning Status: Burning Permit Required

Contact: jason.kern@state.mn.us, (320) 616-2450 x230


Current Restrictions:
  • No Burning until after 6pm and the fire must be out cold before 8 am.
  • Individuals with Burning Permits for Agricultural, Industrial or Management are required to follow all instructions including the valid start and end times listed under the Special Conditions & Requirements section on the permit.

  • Subunit: Albany
  • Burning Status: Restricted - No Activations
  • Description: Open burning within the city limits of Albany is restricted. Please contact the Albany City Administrator at 320-845-4244 for more information.
Current Restrictions:
  • None
  • Subunit: Avon
  • Burning Status: Restricted - No Activations
  • Description: Open burning within the city limits of Avon is restricted. Please contact the Avon City Administrator at 320-356-7922 for more information.
Current Restrictions:
  • None
  • Subunit: Belgrade
  • Burning Status: Restricted - No Activations
  • Description: Open burning within the city limits of Belgrade is restricted. Please contact the Belgrade City Administrator at 320-254-8220 for more information.
Current Restrictions:
  • None
  • Subunit: Brooten
  • Burning Status: Restricted - No Activations
  • Description: Open burning within the city limits of Brooten is restricted. Please contact the Brooten City Administrator at 320-346-2524 for more information.
Current Restrictions:
  • None
  • Subunit: Freeport
  • Burning Status: Restricted - No Activations
  • Description: Open burning within the city limits of Freeport is restricted. Please contact the Freeport City Administrator at 320-836-2112 for more information.
Current Restrictions:
  • None
  • Subunit: Kimball
  • Burning Status: Restricted - No Activations
  • Description: Open burning within the city limits of Kimball is restricted. Please contact the Kimball City Administrator at 320-398-2725 for more information.
Current Restrictions:
  • None
  • Subunit: Melrose
  • Burning Status: Restricted - No Activations
  • Description: Open burning within the city limits of Melrose is restricted. Please contact the Melrose City Administrator at 320-256-4278 for more information.
Current Restrictions:
  • None
  • Subunit: New Munich
  • Burning Status: Restricted - No Activations
  • Description: Open burning within the city limits of New Munich is restricted. Please contact the New Munich Fire Department at 320-837-5202 for more information.
Current Restrictions:
  • None
  • Subunit: Paynesville
  • Burning Status: Restricted - No Activations
  • Description: Open burning within the city limits of Paynesville is restricted. Please contact the Paynesville City Administrator at 320-243-3714 for more information.
Current Restrictions:
  • None
  • Subunit: Richmond
  • Burning Status: Restricted - No Activations
  • Description: Open burning within the city limits of Richmond is restricted. Please contact the Richmond City Administrator at 320-597-2075 for more information.
Current Restrictions:
  • None
  • Subunit: Saint Joseph
  • Burning Status: Restricted - No Activations
  • Description: Open burning within the city limits of Saint Joseph is restricted. Please contact the St. Joseph City Administrator at 320-363-7201 for more information.
Current Restrictions:
  • None
  • Subunit: Saint Martin
  • Burning Status: Restricted - No Activations
  • Description: Open burning within the city limits of Saint Martin is restricted. Please contact the Saint Martin City Administrator at 320-548-3569 for more information.
Current Restrictions:
  • None
  • Subunit: Sauk Centre
  • Burning Status: Restricted - No Activations
  • Description: Open burning within the city limits of Sauk Centre is restricted. Please contact the Sauk Centre City Administrator at 320-352-2203 for more information.
Current Restrictions:
  • None
  • Subunit: Waite Park
  • Burning Status: Restricted - No Activations
  • Description: Open burning within the city limits of Waite Park is restricted. Please contact the Waite Park City Administrator at 320-252-6822 for more information.
Current Restrictions:
  • None