Burn permits will be available beginning Tuesday, October 1.
"Residential" permits allow for a fire up to ten feet in diameter. The permit fee is $15. Permits will be valid through June, 2014.
Permit allow only the burning of natural, untreated wood. State law prohibits the use of burn barrels.
Beginning October 1, the burn permits may be obtained in person from the Fire Districts located on Orcas, San Juan, Lopez and Shaw Islands. Permits will also be available on line at the San Juan County Fire Marshal’s website: www.sjcfiremarshal.org.
The San Juan County Fire Marshal's Office is a cooperative effort of San Juan County and the fire districts on Orcas, San Juan, Lopez and Shaw Islands.