IN THE EVENT THE SANTA FE COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS SHOULD IMPLEMENT BURN RESTRICTIONS DURING THE
TERM OF THIS PERMIT, THIS PERMIT IS ‘VOID’ UNTIL OPEN BURNING RESTRICTIONS ARE RESCINDED
In accordance with Santa Fe County ordinance 1998-11, this permit grants permission from the Santa Fe County
Fire Department for the above named resident of Santa Fe County to perform open burning for the specific
purpose of irrigation ditch clearing, draining ditch clearing, crop or fallow field maintenance, preparation
for planting, and clearing of cut tree branches, leaves, and/or weeds.
This permit is subject to compliance with the Terms and Conditions listed herein, and all permission
for open burning granted explicitly or implied shall be null and void in the event said Terms and
Conditions are not met by the resident. The Santa Fe County Fire Marshal’s Office, the responding Fire
District, and/or law enforcement agency shall make the final determination of compliance.
Residents are subject to a fine up to $300 and/or 90 days in jail for willful disregard of County Ordinance 1998-11.
Citation Process: Offenses must occur within a year from the issuance of this permit.
1st Offense: Oral warning
2nd Offense: Written warning
3rd Offense: Court citation
I, hereby, certify that I have read and understand all the Terms and Conditions For Open Burning
contained herein, as well as any supplementary written information with which I have been provided
relating to safe and legal open burning.