Dates & Guidelines

Date Requirements

Date RangeRequirements
March 1 through June 30Permit required within City limits.
Air Quality approval necessary: 406-751-8144.
July 1 through September 30No Open Burning: Season Closed
October 1 through November 31Permit required within City limits.
Air Quality approval necessary: 406-751-8144.
December 1 through February 28No Open Burning: Season Closed

For Air Quality Approval, call the Air Quality Hotline at 406-751-8144.

General Guidelines for Fire Permits

Permit TypeRequirements
BonfiresPermit Required
Indoor Fireworks/PyrotechnicsPermit Required
Indoor Open FlameContact the Fire Marshal for requirements.
Open BurningPermit Required
Outdoor Fireworks/PyrotechnicsPermit Required
Outdoor Open-Flame Cooking DevicesGenerally no permit
Recreational FiresGenerally, no permit required