Oregon Department of Forestry Willamette Valley
Open Burning Announcement
  Department of Environmental Quality
         
   
      
       
FROM:       ODF METEOROLOGIST

SUBJECT:    WILLAMETTE VALLEY OPEN BURN ANNOUNCEMENT (NORTH OF LANE COUNTY)

TO:         DEQ, OEM

*** COVID-19 NOTICE:  VOLUNTARY REQUEST TO CURTAIL OUTDOOR BURNING ***
                             (Details are available here)

Open Burn Announcement for Thursday, May 13th, 2021

*** STOP!  Call before you burn! ***

All burning is subject to the requirements of your local jurisdiction.
Contact your fire department to learn about restrictions in your area.

Agricultural burning:
  Based on air quality considerations recommend agricultural burning be limited to the period
  from 12:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Backyard burning inside special control areas:
  Based on air quality considerations backyard burning is allowed from 12:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

➤ Burn bans could be in effect by your county, city, or local fire department.  Unauthorized
burning during a burn ban may be subject to enforcement.  All burns are subject to the
Oregon Rules for Open Burning.  Never burn prohibited materials.

➤ When possible, use alternative disposal methods.  Burning in compliance with this
announcement does not exempt any person from civil or criminal liability for consequences or
damages resulting from burning.

➤ If burning in Lane County, contact Lane Regional Air Protection Agency for burn
restrictions.  If burning outside of the Willamette Valley boundary (Zone 604), contact
your local Oregon Department of Forestry district office or local fire department.

This announcement is not approval to burn.

*** STOP!  Call before you burn! ***