Burning Permits

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  • Burning permits are not issued for locations within the city limits.
    • Please note: the Monticello Fire Chief will issue open burning permits for prescriptive burns to professional fire contractors and/or prairie restoration companies; specifically for prairie restoration and improvement purposes. 
  • Burning other than a recreational fire is not allowed within the city limits.
  • Additional information about recreational fires is available in our Open Burning Ordinance. To view our region's current burning restrictions, burning permit information from the DNR, and more fire resources, please go to the Minnesota DNR's website.