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Burning Regulations
Residential Burn Regulations
The City of Garden City Ordinance prohibits burning within the City limits.
The Holcomb City Ordinance prohibits burning within the City limits.

Kansas Open Burning Regulations
K.A.R. 28-19-645. Open burning prohibited.
A person shall not cause or permit the open burning of any wastes, structures, vegetation, or any other materials on any premises except as authorized by K.A.R. 28-19-647 and K.A.R. 28-19-648.

Burn Permits
Burn permits for residences and agricutural land outside the City limits may be obtained by calling the Garden City Fire Department at (620) 276-1140. All Burn Permits will be inspected before approval is granted.
Burn Permits are only good for a one day period. Each day burning occurs requires a separate permit. Burn Permits will not be issued if any of the following occur: 
  • Wind speed is above 15 MPH or forecasted to be above 15 MPH. 
  • The fire shall not be within 25 feet of any structure or vehicle.
  • Burning is not allowed on days that have been declared a Red Flag Day.
  • Or any other violation of the Kansas Open Burning Regulations.


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