Click on the button below to apply for a burn permit in the Memphis Fire Department
You may apply for these permits 24 hours a day, 7 days a week including holidays
Once you submit your information, an email confirmation will be sent to you. Please
keep this confirmation for your records.
Permits are valid for 1 year from date of issue.
City of Memphis Residents
City ordinance regulates open burning dates for the burning of yard waste and you
need not apply for a permit during this time. Small camp fires may also be enjoyed
anytime as long as they are contained within an approved camp fire ring or above
ground campfire device like those typically found at home supply stores.