Air quality alert: The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has issued an air quality alert effective from 10 a.m. Thursday August 5, until 9 p.m. Friday, August 6, for portions of west-central, northwestern, and north-central Minnesota, including the tribal nations of Leech Lake, Mille Lacs and Red Lake. The DNR does not issue burning permits in counties under air quality alerts.

Burning Permits

Carver - Burning Permit Required

Contact: jim.edgar@state.mn.us, 507-765-2740


Current Restrictions: - None
  • Subunit: Carver
  • Burning Status: Restricted - No Activations
  • Description: If you have any questions regarding burn permits for the City of Carver, please reach out to the Fire Department Carver Fire Department phone Number - (952) 448-2290 FireMarshal@cityofcarver.com
Current Restrictions:
  • None
  • Subunit: Chanhassen
  • Burning Status: Restricted - No Activations
  • Description: Chanhassen has more restrictive open burning regulations in place. Please contact Don Nutter at (952)227-1151 or go to the following web page for information on open burning in Chanhassen www.ci.chanhassen.mn.us/burningpermit
Current Restrictions:
  • None
  • Subunit: Chaska
  • Burning Status: Restricted - No Activations
  • Description: The city of Chaska has more restrictive open burning regulations in place. Please contact Kevin Gravalin, Fire Marshall at 952-227-7524 for more information.
Current Restrictions:
  • None
  • Subunit: Cologne
  • Burning Status: Restricted - No Activations
  • Description: The city of Cologne has more restrictive open burning regulations in place. Please contact City Hall at 952-466-2064 for more information.
Current Restrictions:
  • None
  • Subunit: Mayer
  • Burning Status: Restricted - No Activations
  • Description: The city of Mayer has more restrictive open burning regulations in place. Please contact the Mayer Fire Chief at 612-554-5477 for more information.
Current Restrictions:
  • None
  • Subunit: New Germany
  • Burning Status: Restricted - No Activations
  • Description: The city of New Germany has more restrictive open burning regulations in place. Please contact the New germany fire Chief at 953-353-2257 or City Hall at 952-353-2488.
Current Restrictions:
  • None
  • Subunit: Norwood Young America
  • Burning Status: Restricted - No Activations
  • Description: The city of Norwood Young America has more restrictive open burning regulations in place. Please contact City Hall at 952-467-1800 for more information.
Current Restrictions:
  • None
  • Subunit: Victoria
  • Burning Status: Restricted - No Activations
  • Description: The City of Victoria has more restrictive open burning regulations in place. Please contact the City of Victoria at 952-443-4242 for more information.
Current Restrictions:
  • None
  • Subunit: Waconia
  • Burning Status: Restricted - No Activations
  • Description: The city of Waconia has more restrictive open burning regulations in place. Please contact the Waconia Fire Chief at 651-357-3155 for more information.
Current Restrictions:
  • None
  • Subunit: Watertown
  • Burning Status: Restricted - No Activations
  • Description: The city of Watertown has more restrictive open burning regulations in place. Please contact the Fire Department at 952-955-1135 for more information.
Current Restrictions:
  • None

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