Burn permits can be obtained at the north office of the Norfolk
Fire Division, 701 Koenigstein. A permit must be completed at
the fire station, indicating the person responsible for the permit,
location, date and time of the burn.
The City of Norfolk - Fire Division enforces the State of Nebraska's ban on Open
Burning. Open burning is prohibited unless a waiver
(burning permit) is issued from either Fire Station.
Burning permits are allowed outside of the city limits,
certain rare situations where an open flame maybe permitted with
the Fire Chief approval. Each request will be closely
evaluated and permission given on a case by case basis.
within the City limits are only for recreation or cooking
purposes. Only natural sawn dry wood will be allowed to be
burned. Burning of leaves, garbage, paper, trash, wire,
etc. is strictly prohibited.
(Recreational Fires) maybe allowed within the City limits.
These fires are very small controlled fires which are set in
approved commercially available "outdoor fireplaces".
These "outdoor fireplaces must be placed on a firm
non-combustible surface and at least 25 feet from any building.
(We issue seasonal permits for these)
Each permit is
a personal privilege and the responsibility of the permit
holder. Any fire maybe extinguished and the permit revoked
if the permit holder is in violation of the code and/or the fire
becomes a nuisance to the neighborhood.