Burning permit application

Obtain a free DNR annual burning permit to burn approved materials in DNR protection areas by completing the self-issued burning permit application below.

Once the burning permit has been obtained (paper or electronic), remember to check the fire restrictions in the appropriate county after 9:00 a.m. each day before burning.

Individual setting the fire:

An electronic OR printed copy of the burning permit is required, either will be accepted. If a valid email address is entered above, an electronic copy of the permit will be sent to that email address.

Don't have an email address or printer? Call 1-888-WIS-BURN (947-2876) to have a permit mailed or visit a DNR office or an Emergency Fire Warden to get a permit in person.


* Adobe Reader [exit DNR] is required to view and print permits online or from your email.