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Burn Permits


1 - Obtain a burn permit

2 - Call (541) 469-3118, option 0  BEFORE you burn.



Burn season is typically October through May, but call Harbor Fire Station to get current information.

A season permit is $25 and can be purchased at Harbor Rural Fire Protection District station at 98069 W. Benham Lane in Harbor.


The office is open Monday - Friday, 9am - 1pm.  We accept cash or checks. Checks should be made out to Harbor Rural Fire Protection District.

Thank you!


CLASS A - Burn Barrels can burn from dawn until 4pm.

CLASS B - Open Burning small piles of yard debris, can burn from dawn until 4pm.  *No piles larger than 4' x 4'.

CLASS C - Large Brush Piles and Land Clearing could possibly require a D.E.Q. permit and equipment.


  • A water hose that reaches 360 degrees around any burning is required.

  • No burning on windy days.

  • A responsible person must be present while all fires are burning.

  • Materials that cannot be burned include: Rubber, asphalt, plastic, oil, tires, wet kitchen garbage, disposable diapers.  Anything else which will create a black smoke or an offensive odor. 

  • The Harbor Fire Department may cancel or suspend permit(s) already issued, as shall constitute good judgement for the welfare and safety of the public.


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