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Ceremonial Fires

All ceremonial fires within the City of Boulder require a permit issued through Boulder Fire-Rescue.

All applications must be completed and submitted at Boulder Fire-Rescue, 3065 Center Green Drive Boulder, CO 80301 or electronically to Chief Fire Marshall Dave Lowrey at [email protected]

Ceremonial Fire Requirements

  • Permit for ceremonial fire issued by the fire department.
  • The fire is contained in either a fire pit or a ceremonial “chantico.”
  • A water source is available at all times.
  • The fire is extinguished if winds exceeded 15 mph.
  • Fire adheres to state and county requirements for air quality and burn restrictions. 
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