Burn Permits

Burning Resumes at Sun-Up, Saturday October 14th for areas OUTSIDE the City Limits of The Dalles.

Burning within the City will resume October 16th at Sun-Up. This burn period within the city will run through December 1, 2017.

Burning can only take place during daylight hours.

As usual, burn barrels or incinerators are NOT allowed in the city limits by City of The Dalles Ordinance.

A $5.00 cost recovery fee is collected for Burn Permits. Permits can be obtained online (see below) or can be purchased at the Fire Station. Cash or Check only at the fire station. Credit Cards can only be accepted online.

Burn Permits are always required with Mid-Columbia Fire and Rescue which includes the City of The Dalles. To obtain a permit you can purchase the permit online by clicking on Burn Permit above (Credit Card or Paypal is required for online purchasing). To obtain the permit in person, please visit the fire station at 1400 W. 8th Street, The Dalles. Credit Cards are NOT accepted at the station. Cash or Checks only.


Please note that we are unable to accept American Express through our shopping cart system. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Location for you Burn Permit:

  1. I am at a Residence INSIDE the City Limits
  2. I am at a Residence OUTSIDE the City Limits
  3. I am not sure and need to find out.