Burn Ban

Permanent Burn Bans
There is a permanent burn ban in effect within certain city limits and urban growth areas (UGAs.) For a listing of all UGAs affected by the current outdoor burn ban, visit the Northwest Clean Air Agency website.

Whatcom Fire Marshal
The Whatcom County Fire Marshal also maintains a webpage with more information on issues related to outdoor burning and burn bans, which can be found here.
Burning Campfire
Specific Burn Bans
Directions to find the burn ban status of a specific area in Whatcom County are listed under the Outdoor Burn Ban section. If you have questions regarding a UGA, call the Whatcom County Planning Department at 360-7785900 or the Burn Ban Information Hotline at 360-778-5903.