Open Burning for Agricultural and Vegetation is allowed seven days a week from 6 a.m. - 3 p.m. (Weather Permitting). Open Burning for Recreational and Ceremonial is allowed seven days a week with no time limits. You must call Dispatch at (505) 428-3710 before each burn to verify there are no restrictions and provide your burn permit number.
Please contact the Santa Fe County Fire Prevention Division with any questions, for assistance, or for determining the correct fire district at 505-995-6523 or email [bot protected email address].
*Open Burning Permit Exemption*
*An outdoor fire, burning materials other than rubbish, where the solid fuel being burned is contained in an outdoor fireplace, portable outdoor fireplace, or outdoor fire pit and has a total fuel area of 3 feet or less in diameter and 2 feet or less in height for pleasure, religious, ceremonial, cooking, warmth, or similar purposes, with a spark arrester and screen, shall not require an open burning permit.*
Madrid Residents Only - Please contact District Chief Carl Hansen at 505-470-0770 prior to applying for an open burning permit.