Open Burning Permits

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To ensure that fires are properly managed, the City of Plymouth requires a permit for open fires. You will need to get an open burning permit from the Plymouth Fire Department if you want to have any fire that exceeds 3’ x 3’ and is not classified as a recreational fire.

Open burn permits are required year-round. Allow at least two business days for your permit application to be processed. Once a permit is issued, it is only valid for one week. The permit fee is $100.

Permits are issued at the Fire Department’s administrative office, located on the second floor of the Public Safety Building, 3400 Plymouth Blvd. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The application below provides detail on open burning permit requirements.

Open Burning Permit Application (PDF)

For information on recreational fires, please check the FAQs.

Plymouth Fire Department
Public Safety Building | 3400 Plymouth Blvd. | Plymouth, MN 55447-1482
P 763-509-5120 | F 763-509-5142 |