Open Burn Season
Please use our online portal to submit your application.
Residential Burn Permits allow burning only during the designated burn seasons.
In Mesa County those dates are:
- Spring Open Burn Season – March 1 through May 31
- Fall Open Burn Season – September 1 through October 31
In the City of Grand Junction those dates are:
- Spring Open Burn Season – March 1 through April 30
- Fall Open Burn Season – September 1 through September 30
Agricultural open burning is allowed year-round.
New in 2020: City residents can apply for a Burn Permit through Mesa County Public Health. Permits within the City of Grand Junction were previously handled by the Grand Junction Fire Department.
If you have questions about the online system, call us at 970-248-6900. If you wish to apply in person, please visit us at 510 29 1/2 Road.