Town Of Dunn
Burning in The Village of Oregon, The Town of Oregon, The Town of Dunn, and The Town of Rutland is permitted if it meets the restrictions listed for your area.
THE FIRE DEPARTMENT MUST BE NOTIFIED PRIOR TO ANY BURNING IN THE OREGON AREA FIRE/EMS DISTRICT
THE INDIVIDUALS BURNING WILL BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGES AND/OR EXTINGUISHMENT COSTS
Town Of Dunn:
The following restrictions are from the Town of Dunn Burning Ordinance, and apply to all burning inside the Town of Dunn.
BURNING IS ALLOWED UNDER THE FOLLOWING CONDITIONS
-Persons who burn charcoal or other combustible materials for domestic cooking outdoors in
a grill or similar cooking equipment
-Attended fires for the controlled burning of grass or similar vegetation, including brush for
environmental management purposes
-Attended burning of brush or weeds on agricultural lands and burning of combustible
material related to agricultural use
-Attended campfires or bonfires if they are in an area cleared of flammable material, with the
fire area less than three feet in diameter or one square yard
-Attended fires in burn barrels or fire pits with protective screens designed to prevent flying
sparks or ashes
-Burning in a burn barrel or fire pit or platform must be done at least fifteen (15) within a
property line excluding road right of way, and burning shall be done at least thirty (30) feet
away from any building, fence, structure or other combustible material;
-Burning shall be permitted only on even-numbered days and between one hour before
sunrise and one hour after sunset or 7:00 PM which ever is later;
-Persons must notify the fire department of their jurisdiction of any burning outside of a
container such as a burn barrel, fire pit or platform;
-Burning shall be done only when wind velocity does not exceed fifteen (15) miles per hour
as recorded by the U.S. Weather Service, Madison, Wis. (With the exception of registered
prairie fires); and when wind direction is such as will not carry smoke or soot into any
adjoining building or to laundry hanging outside of the premises, and when it would not be
a source of annoyance by reason of smoke, fumes or odors to persons or property on or near
-The burning of garbage or any other trash or materials not readily combustible is prohibited
as required by Wisconsin Administrative Code NR 429.04);
-No person shall fail to take action reasonably necessary to control any fire which he or she
has set anywhere in the Town; and
-No such fire shall be allowed to smolder for such a time as to become a nuisance.
The following materials may not be burned
-Rubbish or garbage including but not limited to food wastes, food
wraps, packaging, animal carcasses, paint or painted materials,
furniture, composite shingles, construction or demolition debris or
other household or business wastes.
-Waste oil or other oily wastes except used oil burned in a heating
device for energy recovery subject to the restrictions in Chapter NR
590, Wisconsin Administrative Code.
-Asphalt and products containing asphalt.
-Treated or painted wood including but not limited to plywood,
composite wood products or other wood products that are painted,
varnished or treated with preservatives.
-Any plastic material including but not limited to nylon, PVC, ABS,
polystyrene or urethane foam, and synthetic fabrics, films and
-Rubber including tires and synthetic rubber-like products.
-Newspaper, corrugated cardboard, container board, office paper
and other materials that must be recycled.