Purchase Your Burn Permits
By Pinal County and San Tan Times Staff
All outside burning (unless exempt) requires a permit which includes residential, commercial, agriculture, bonfires, training exercise fires, building demolition, dangerous material, or Air Curtain Burning.
When: October 1st through April 30th
To obtain a BURN permit:
Apache Junction Pinal County Complex
575 N Idaho Rd Suite 800
Florence Pinal County
Complex – Main Office
31 N Pinal St., Bldg F
Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Burn permits are not approved if:
- THE date that you wish to start burning is more than 10 days from the date the application is received.
- APPLICATION received by fax.
- PROHIBITED items were requested to be burned.
- INFORMATION submitted is incomplete.
- A High Pollution Advisory (Particulate Matter) has been issued for areas within Area A.
Types of Fires include:
Residential, Commercial, Agriculture, Bonfires, Training Exercise, Building Demolition, Dangerous Materials, Air Curtain Destructors.
- Failure to comply with burn permit conditions
* Civil penalties up to $10,000.00 per day
- Reckless burning under A.R.S. 13-1706
* Class 1 or 2 misdemeanor or Class 3 felony
Persons affected by a “No Burn” restriction are not entitled to a refund or an extension.
Agricultural burn permits can only be obtained October – April.
If you do not reside within a fire district/department coverage area, you must call the State Forester each day that you burn @ (800) 309-7081.
- Recreational fires—are used for religious, ceremonial, cooking, or warmth. The total fuel area must be 3 feet or less in diameter and 2 feet or less in height. No permit or report is required.
- Public Officer fires—are used by a public officer in the performance of an official duty, and must be reported to the Control Officer.