Burn Permits / Land Clearing

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There is a "no-burn" ordinance in the City of Palm Bay.  View Ordinance.

Land Clearing fire requests should be addressed to the Division of Forestry.

Outdoor Cooking and Recreational Fire Guideline

Outdoor Cooking:

  • Cooking fires shall not exceed 3 ft. in diameter and 2 ft. in height, and be contained in an outdoor fireplace, barbeque grill, or barbeque pit.
  • Cooking fires shall be constantly attended with a garden hose or other extinguishing equipment.
  • Cooking fires for multi-family dwellings shall be by electric grills, ranges, or similar apparatus. No charcoal, gas, or hibachi grills shall be used or kindled on balconies, overhangs, or within ten feet of a structure.

Recreational Fires:

  • Recreational fires shall not exceed 3 ft. in diameter and 2 ft. in height and be contained in an approved manner.
  • Recreational fires shall be constantly attended with a garden hose or other extinguishing equipment.
  • Recreational fires shall not be within 25 ft. of a structure or combustible material unless contained in an approved manner.
  • The AHJ shall have authority to prohibit any and all open fires when atmospheric conditions or local circumstances makes such fires hazardous.