City of Colwich

Burn Permit Information

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Burn permit applications are available in the city office during regular business hours. By completing and submitting a burn permit application, you agree to:

  1. Applicant assumes all responsibility for any fire damage that may result from the use of this permit.
  2. Applicant must call 911 before burning.
  3. Applicant must have this permit in their possession while burning and must stay with the fire until the fire is out. If the applicant is not in compliance, the fire will be extinguished by the fire department.
  4. No burning allowed if winds exceed 15 mph, fog, precipitation, or low cloud conditions (<2000ft.) exist. (these conditions are mandated by KDHE)
  5. The burn must be at least 50 feet from any structure.
  6. The applicant must have a water supply (garden hose, portable water tank, etc.) or other means of controlling the fire (tractor & implement, hand tools, etc.) on site.
  7. The Colwich Fire Department has the right to inspect all burn sites, and revoke any and all permits.
  8. If Sedgwick County is under a burning ban, all permits will be null and void until such time as the burning ban is lifted.
  9. I understand all terms and instructions on this permit, and assume all responsibility.

Please contact us at 1 316-796-1025 or info@colwichks.org to sign up for more information.

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CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

The City Council meeting is scheduled for the third Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m. at the City Administrative Center, 310 S. 2nd St. Click September 2020 Agenda to see the agenda for the next meeting, which will be available the Wednesday before the meeting.

Ordinances 731, 732 and 733

The City Council at their meeting on Monday, August 17, 2020 adopted Ordinances No. 731 adopting the 2020 Standard Traffic Ordinance, 732 adopting the 2020 Uniform Public Offense Code & 730 authorizing the issuance of General Obligation Bonds Series 2020. Click on Ordinance 731, Ordinance 732 or Ordinance 733 for the full text of the ordinance.

CONSUMER CONFIDENCE REPORT

The annual consumer confidence report detailing the city’s water quality is available for review. Click on Consumer Confidence Report for more information regarding this important information. If you know of someone who does not have a computer, please have them call 316-796-1025 and we will mail them a copy of the report.