Fire & Emergency Services

Burn Permit information below and click on Burn Regulations for all the details on safe burning in Cascade locks.


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Burn Regulations

Burn Ban Info- Beginning September 29, 2023 the Burn Ban will be lifted. Burning in burn barrels, warming fires, and small debris piles will be allowed from dawn until 11AM. Please have a valid permit. Permits can be obtained at City Hall. Please call the Fire Department for the most updated information regarding the Burn Ban; 541-374-8510.

When the Burn Ban is lifted Backyard burn pits and campfires are allowed but they must be in a secured, clean area that is safe, it must have a metal cover with no larger than 1/4” holes, you must have a hose close by, and the fire can not be left unattended. Propane fire pits are approved if used appropriately and do not require a cover. Any questions please contact the Fire Department or City Hall. Thank you for your cooperation. Additionally, when Hood River County Fire Agencies establish the burn ban for 2020 it will be strictly enforced in Cascade Locks city limits. The City will report the dates of the burn ban on this site.

Burn Permits

Burn Permits are issued on a yearly basis and obtained in person at City Hall, 140 SW Wa Na Pa.

Residential Permits: For burn piles less than 10'X10': $10

Commercial Permits : $15 (require the Fire Department approval in advance)

You must call the Cascade Locks Fire Department Burn line 541-374-8510 before burning.