DNR COVID-19 Response: Township Fire Wardens may issue burning permits again. Not all Township Fire Wardens may choose to issue permits at this time. Contact your local Township Fire Warden or DNR Area Forestry Office to verify they are issuing permits. Updated August 07, 2020

Burning Permits

Polk - Burning Permit Required

Contact: ben.lang@state.mn.us, 218-308-2067


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.


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