New Melle FPD wishes to provide a friendly reminder for those of you considering any open burning this fall. In advance of any burning between 9/15 and 4/14, burn permits may be applied for by downloading the form from this site, and stopping by our Station House 1 at 3705 Mill Street in New Melle. No open burning is to occur from 4/15 through 9/14.
In operating with your burn permit, the Missouri Department of Natural Resources’ guidelines for burning are as follows:
- Do not burn if winds are in excess of 5 m.p.h.
- 4’ pile maximum burning area at any one time
- All burning to be closely and continuously attended at all times, else fully extinguished
- All burning is to take place between 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.
Please comply with the above regulations in order to effect safe open burning.