March 1, 2022

The current backyard burn season opens today, March 1st and will tentatively close June 15th. City of Happy Valley residents must apply for a Backyard Burn permit. Please note, more than one acre of land is REQUIRED.

Backyard burning permits do not apply to recreational fires (campfire, cooking fire or warming fires). Recreational fires are small and to be no larger than three feet in diameter and two feet high. As always, please exercise caution when enjoying fires of a recreational nature.

As a reminder, smoke and illegal burning complaints need to be referred to DEQ’s online complaint form.

Additional information can be found at:
Clackamas Fire District #1 – Clackamas Fire info and Happy Valley Residential Burning Information