Burn Restriction Order 2021-R1 Effective September 13, 2021 at Noon (MDT)
Due to current drought conditions, arid vegetation, and increases in grass fire occurrences on undeveloped areas of Colorado Springs, and decreases in local, State of Colorado, and national response resource availability, Colorado Springs Fire Department, by and through its Division of the Fire Marshal, determines measures necessary to heighten fire hazard awareness and further reduce fire risks in order to protect health and safety are essential. Therefore, effective at noon (MDT), on September 13, 2021, Burn Restriction Order 2021-R1 goes into effect and will remain until rescinded.
Outdoor Burning Definition Guide
The following types of burns, burning operations, and outdoor fires require permits and regulation by Colorado Springs Fire Department. Permits can be obtained online or at the Fire Department Complex (375 Printers Parkway). A processing and inspection fee shall be assessed and collected at that time and some fees will require additional review by a fire official.
The following elements define and provide additional information on the types of prescriptions and permits in accordance with the request.