Residential Outdoor Burn Ban

Flaming burn barrel with banned icon overlay

No burning in Olympia

Burning of residential yard waste and all solid-fuel recreational fires are prohibited within the City limits and Urban Growth Areas of Olympia. Propane and natural gas recreational fire appliances (fire pits) and cooking grills are allowed.

More information about the permanent burn ban can be found on the Olympic Regional Clean Air Agency website.

Visit the Washington State Department of Ecology website for information on smoke health effects and burning alternatives.

The City of Olympia Saturday drop-off site is open from spring to fall to accept your yard waste for a small fee.