Georgetown Fire Department

Bonfire Burn Permits

A Bonfire is defined as an outdoor fire utilized for ceremonial purposes and requires a Bonfire Permit (for information regarding your typical recreational fire pit, please see our FAQ page). 

City Ordinance 307.4.1 states

    • A bonfire shall not be conducted within 100 feet of a structure or combustible material.

    • Conditions which could cause a fire to spread within 100 feet of a structure shall be eliminated prior to ignition.

    • The fuel load of a bonfire shall not exceed 10’ x 10’ in size.

A Bonfire Burn Permit is only valid per event.

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