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Open burning that is offensive or objectionable because of smoke or odor emissions or when atmospheric conditions or local circumstances make such fires hazardous shall be prohibited.
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Normally yes, but there are conditions.
The City of Everett is a permanent no-burn area. However, small recreational fires are allowed if they are:
No burn barrels! Burn barrel use was banned in Washington in 2000, and burning garbage has been illegal since 1967.
During hot dry summer months Snohomish County will occasionally require a temporary burn ban. This means that even recreational fires are prohibited. Please check the Snohomish County Fire Marshal’s Office website to see if there is a current ban in effect. The Puget Sound Clean Air Agency (PSCAA) will also sometimes require a temporary burn ban due to air quality problems. Please check the PSCAA website for the current air quality ban status. To report an outdoor fire during these burn bans you can also file an online complaint or call PSCAA at call 1-800-552-3565.
Prior to conducting a bonfire for religious and/or ceremonial purposes a Fire Permit shall be obtain in compliance with Section 307.2 through 307.2.5 and Section 105.6 of the Everett Fire Code.
Recreational fires not assessable to the general public, or conducted on any public street, alley, road, or other public ground and are not classified as a “Prohibited Recreational Fire” are allowed without a permit under the following circumstances:
Yes, but you will need to go through the City’s permit and inspection process to do so. Call 425-257-8810 or visit the Building Department Permit Counter.