Recreational / Campfire

  • No permit is required for recreational fires in Whatcom County
  • Up to 3 feet by 3 feet of seasoned firewood or charcoal only
  • Must have enclosure 16 inches high, made of steel or masonry / rockery
  • 25 feet from structures, timber, and combustible material
  • 15 feet overhead clearance required
  • Garden hose or 2 5-gallon buckets of water at fire
  • Hand tools required onsite
  • Allowed after dark if attended until fire is out cold