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


  • The fire must be contained in a fire pit or a ceremonial “chantico.”
  • A water source must be available at all times.
  • The fire will be extinguished if winds ever exceed 15 mph.
  • You will not start a fire if there is a county fire ban in place, regardless of application status.

If you acknowledge and are able to meet these requirements, please fill out an application here: Ceremonial Fire Application