Burning Permits & Restrictions

There are strict guidelines for burning permits. Wright County and the city of St. Michael requires a permit and has burning restrictions.

Where do I obtain a permit? When burning permits can be issued, they are available on the Minnesota DNR Open Burning Permit Online Service.

When do I need to obtain a burning permit? When the fire is larger than 3 feet high and 3 feet around, the ground is not covered by more than 3 inches of show, and/or when the fire is not contained within an approved burner or a cooking/heating device (e.g., charcoal grill or camp stove).

To find out more information and how to obtain a permit, please visit the Department of Natural Resources.