Burn Permits

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Applications can be:
  • Picked up at 115 N 4th St in Manhattan
  • Applied for online

Applications picked up are to be completed and returned to the Emergency Management Office. A burn permit will be issued once the application has been processed.

Recommended Procedures for Controlled Burns

  • Acquire the burn permit
  • Check your local weather conditions and rangeland fire index
  • Make sure you have enough manpower to control the burn
  • Make sure your equipment is in good working order
  • Call the controlled burn hotline before lighting the fire at 785-565-6216 or 866-565-6216 toll free
  • Call the controlled burn hotline when your fire is out

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