The Whatcom County Fire Marshal’s Office will lift the burn ban for unincorporated Whatcom Conty on September 27th, 2023 at 4:00 PM.
All outdoor yard debris burning requires a verbal burn permit, and all other larger burns require a written permit. Contact the Fire Marshal’s Office Burn Ban Information Line for details: (360) 778-5903.
Remember that residents in the Yew Street Rd. and Geneva Urban Growth Areas (UGAs) are under a permanent burn ban. See the Fire Marshal’s Office website or details on those zones. Recreational fires following all requirements are still allowed in the UGAs.
Whatcom County Fire Marshal Website: https://www.whatcomcounty.us/381/Fire-Marshal