Large Residential Burning = 10’L x 10’W x 7’H

  • Permissible only outside “no burn” zones. See map here. 
  • A permit is required and valid for 14 days.
  • Burn pile must not be larger than 10’L x 10’W x 7’H.
  • The burn pile must be 10 times the diameter of the pile (to a maximum of 50 feet) from any structure.
  • No fire will be ignited before sunrise, and no material will be added to the fire after sunset.
  • The fire may NOT contain any materials hauled from another property.
  • Burn only natural vegetation such as leaves, clippings, or pruning.

Beginning January 1, 2018 all outdoor burning permits are issued online! Below you will find everything you need to know about outdoor burning in the unincorporated areas of South Kitsap. If you have any questions please feel free to email us at or call us at 360-871-2411 during business hours.

Apply for a permit here

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Current rules for residential and land clearing burning
All Outdoor Fires
Recreational Outdoor Fires
Small Residential Outdoor Fires
Large Residential Outdoor Fires
Burning Containers
Special Outdoor Fires
Additional Resources
Puget Sound Clean Air Agency
Where to Recycle Yard Debris
Outdoor Burn Map
Burn Ban Hotline
Puget Sound Clean Air Hotline