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

Dodge - Burning Permit Required

Contact: jim.edgar@state.mn.us, 507-696-5307


Current Restrictions:
  • Currently there are no restrictions in place. Activation of a permit is still required if there is less than 3 inches of continuous snow cover adjacent to the burn site.

  • Subunit: Claremont
  • Burning Status: Restricted - No Activations
  • Description: Burning within the city limits of Claremont is restricted. Contact the Claremont City Clerk at 507-528-2137 for more information.
Current Restrictions:
  • None
  • Subunit: Dodge Center
  • Burning Status: Restricted - No Activations
  • Description: Open burning within the city limits of Dodge Center is restricted. Please contact the Dodge Center Fire Chief for more information.
Current Restrictions:
  • None
  • Subunit: Hayfield
  • Burning Status: Restricted - No Activations
  • Description: Open burning within the city limits of Hayfield is restricted. Please contact the Hayfield City Clerk at 507-477-3535.
Current Restrictions:
  • None
  • Subunit: Kasson
  • Burning Status: Restricted - No Activations
  • Description: Open Burning with the city limits of Kasson is restricted. Please contact the Fire Chief of the Kasson Fire Department.
Current Restrictions:
  • None
  • Subunit: Mantorville
  • Burning Status: Restricted - No Activations
  • Description: Open burning within the city limits of Mantorville is restricted. Please contact the Mantorville City Clerk for more information..
Current Restrictions:
  • None
  • Subunit: West Concord
  • Burning Status: Restricted - No Activations
  • Description: Open burning within the city limits of West Concord is restricted. Please contact the West Concord City Clerk at 507-527-2668 for more information.
Current Restrictions:
  • None

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