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***THE MCKENZIE COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS HAVE ISSUED A BURN BAN THAT WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT UNTIL 10/31/2020 PLEASE CLICK ON THE LINK AT THE BOTTOM OF THE PAGE FOR MORE INFORMATION***

THE FOLLOWING LINK  SHOWS THE CURRENT UPDATED FIRE INDEX MAP, FIRE DANGER GUIDE AND A LONG  LIST OF OTHER GREAT INFORMATION RELATING TO FIRE AND LIFE SAFETY.

 https://ndresponse.gov/burn-ban-restrictions-fire-danger-maps#firedangerratingmap


BURN PERMITS ARE REQUIRED FOR ALL OPEN FIRES AND CAN BE ACQUIRED BY CONTACTING YOUR LOCAL FIRE DEPARTMENT OR THE UMHDU AT THE FOLLOWING LINK

https://www.umdhu.org/News/Open-Burning-Rules-and-Regulations

If you have any questions on the current burn ban you can contact your local fire department or the McKenzie County Department of Fire Prevention
Office: 701-444-7151


Facilities that require a fire inspection annually

-Family or group care structures 
-Child Care Facilities
-Preschool Structures
-Oil and Gas related buildings

    

Required Permits 

Any bulk fuel storage over 4000 gallons liquid capacity must be approved by the State Fire Marshal

-Must fill out application checklist on SFN 52040
-Must fill out pre-installation application on SFN 42039 
-link for both forms https://attorneygeneral.nd.gov/public-safety/above-ground-storage-liquid-fuels
-Link to SFM website https://attorneygeneral.nd.gov/public-safety


Planning & Zoning Information: 
Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
1300 12th St SE
Office Number: 701-444-7151
Email: cjensen@co.mckenzie.nd.us
   



Fire Inspections


RETURN TO DEPARTMENTS


Department of Fire Prevention
1300 12th St SE STE 214
Watford City, ND 58854


Planning & Zoning
701-444-7151





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