Burn Windows

Spring 2020 Burn Window

The Spring 2020 Burn Window has been scheduled for April 25th through May 3rd - subject to change due to weather conditions.  

Blackberry brambles and other yard debris may be burned during the open burn window. With the recent change in recycling, please note the burning of cardboard and paper is strictly prohibited.

Burn Permits

Open burning within city limits requires a permit, which costs $10 and is available as follows:


Parkway Public Safety Center, 800 E. Park Street, Grants Pass, OR 97527

Permits Go On Sale:

  • April 22, 2020
  • Permits will be sold Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm excluding holidays. The office is closed at noon for lunch.


$10.00 for 9 consecutive days. No refunds will be issued for unused permits.

For questions or more information, call the Fire Prevention Division at 541-450-6200. 

For Josephine County Burn Line information, call 541-476-9663, extension 3.

Contact Us

  1. Fire/Rescue Bureau

    Fire Non-Emergency
    (M - F, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.)

    Ph: 541-450-6200
    Fx: 541-476-1929

    Non-Emergency After Hours
    Ph: 541-450-6260

    Emergency: 911

    Fire Rescue Division 2017

    Physical Address

    800 East Park Street
    Grants Pass, OR 97527

    Mailing Address

    101 NW A Street
    Grants Pass, OR 97526
    Staff Directory

    Josephine County Burn Line

    541-476-9663 extension 3

    Ride-Along Program

    Policy on Ride-Alongs (PDF)

    Request to Participate Form (PDF)