Burn Permits

Lewis and Clark County Burn Season runs from January 1 to December 31 and is enacted by resolution during the first Commission meeting of each calendar year.

Lewis and Clark County Resolutions

Burn permits may be purchased or renewed beginning January 1, 2024.

In Lewis and Clark County, open burning is legally allowed with a permit on private property outside of Helena City Limits. It is allowed within Helena City Limits and the Westside Fire Service Area by burn permit only and by contacting the City of Helena Fire Department at 447-8472. There are open burning restrictions in the East Helena City Limits.

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