Ada County no longer issues burn permits or requires its Fire Districts to do so. Open burning in rural areas is allowed if the weather forecast permits (avoid hot, dry or windy days) and the Air Quality Index (AQI) is 60 or below. To check today's Air Quality Index, call the DEQ Burn Ban Hotline at (208) 373-0313 or visit the DEQ air quality website.
Help keep Eagle's air clean and safe by knowing and following these rules when you burn:
Burning of field and crop residue requires a permit from the Department of Environmental Quality. This applies to all harvested fields, pastures, CRP and HIP lands and food plots regardless of field size. For more information, call the Crop Reside Burning Hotline at (866) 224-2456 or visit DEQ's Crop Burning website.
It is NOT Legal to Burn:
For more about open burning, visit the DEQ website.