City of Colwich

Burn Permit Information


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 to sign up for more information.

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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, 2019 to see the agenda for the next meeting, which will be available the Wednesday before the meeting.


The City Council at their meeting on Monday September 16th adopted Ordinance Nos. 724 and 725 adopting the 2019 Standard Traffic Ordinance and the 2019 Uniform Public Offense Code. To read the full text of Ordinance No. 724 click on 2019 STO. To read the full text of Ordinance No. 725 click on 2019 UPOC.


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