Outdoor Burning

Outdoor burning is allowed in the City of Nampa, as well as the surrounding county that is within the Nampa Fire Protection District.

A permit is required to do residential burning, which includes: weeds, garden & tree trimmings, branches, clean, dry untreated wood, irrigation ditches & fence rows. These are the only materials legal to burn with a burning permit.

Residential burning permits can be purchased by homeowners at our Fire Admin Office.
  Location:  9 - 12th Ave South, Nampa, Idaho, 83651 (in Downtown Nampa).
The fee for a burning permit is $20.00. We accept cash, checks, and debit/credit cards.
The permit is valid for one year from the date of purchase.  

We do not have an online burn permit option at this time. 
Please call our office during our business hours if you have any additional questions: (208) 468-5770.
We are open Monday through Friday, 8am to 12pm and 1pm to 5pm. We are closed daily for lunch from 12-1pm.

Conditions for burning to be explained at the time you obtain your permit.
**Recreational burning is not regulated by the Nampa Fire Department and does not require a permit.
This includes fire pits, BBQ's and ceremonial fires.***

When doing any type of burning, please be aware of the air quality and if it is permittable, per the Department of Air Quality.
For information, visit their
website.  The DEQ Burn line phone number is 208-373-0313.