Burning refuse or garbage outdoors in the City is prohibited, as is burying, dumping, or collecting it in a manner which causes a nuisance. Every owner or occupant of premises within the city is required to use the garbage collection and disposal system provided by the City. Trash and debris from constructing, working upon, altering or remodeling a building shall be disposed of by the owner. Wastepaper, boxes, rubbish, debris, brush, grass, leaves, weeds, and cuttings from trees, lawns, shrubs and gardens may be burned on private property in furnaces. Upon special permit from the fire marshal, some materials may be burned in outside fireplaces, private incinerators or in open fires.
Please contact Chelan County Fire District 3 at (509) 548-7711 for more information regarding burning.
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