Specific rules for burning that requires a written burning permit.

Persons not able to meet the requirements of WAC 332-24-205 and 332-24-211 must apply for a written burning permit through the department. In addition to the rules outlined in WAC 332-24-205, the following are additional requirements for written permits:
(1) Fees for written burning permits will be charged and collected pursuant to chapter 70.94 RCW and shall be one hundred five dollars fifty cents for under one hundred tons of consumable debris; and for burns one hundred tons of consumable debris and greater as follows:
Consumable Debris
Fee schedule
100
-
500 tons
 
 
$357
 
501
-
1,000 tons
 
 
846
 
1,001
-
1,500 tons
 
 
1,356
 
1,501
-
2,000 tons
 
 
1,869
 
2,001
-
2,500 tons
 
 
2,380
 
2,501
-
3,000 tons
 
 
2,893
 
3,001
-
3,500 tons
 
 
3,402
 
3,501
-
4,000 tons
 
 
3,914
 
4,001
-
4,500 tons
 
 
4,427
 
4,501
-
5,000 tons
 
 
4,938
 
5,001
-
5,500 tons
 
 
5,451
 
5,501
-
6,000 tons
 
 
5,962
 
6,001
-
6,500 tons
 
 
6,476
 
6,501
-
7,000 tons
 
 
6,987
 
7,001
-
7,500 tons
 
 
7,499
 
7,501
-
8,000 tons
 
 
8,011
 
8,001
-
8,500 tons
 
 
8,523
 
8,501
-
9,000 tons
 
 
9,035
 
9,001
-
9,500 tons
 
 
9,548
 
9,501
-
10,000 tons
 
 
10,057
 
10,001
+
tons
 
 
10,395 plus $0.50 per ton for tons over 10,000
 
For purposes of this section, consumable debris is the amount of debris that the department determines will be consumed by the proposed burning.
(2) Written burning permits are not considered valid unless all of the following conditions apply:
(a) The written permit has been signed by the applicant agreeing to follow all requirements of chapter 332-24 WAC, the smoke management plan in effect at the time of the burning, and any additional terms and conditions specified by the department in writing; and
(b) The required permit fee has been secured or paid according to approved department procedures; and
(c) The person doing the burning has the permit in possession while burning and is complying with all terms and conditions of such permit, the smoke management plan in effect at the time of the burning, and all applicable portions of chapter 332-24 WAC.
(3) Permits are written only for the burn site and fuel quantity represented to the department on the permit application. Addition of fuel or changing the burn site, after the permit application has been submitted to the department, is prohibited unless a new permit application is submitted and any added permit fee is paid, if required.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 70.94.6534 and 2011 c 50. WSR 12-01-130, § 332-24-221, filed 12/21/11, effective 2/1/12. Statutory Authority: RCW 70.94.660 and 76.04.205. WSR 99-12-085, § 332-24-221, filed 6/1/99, effective 7/2/99; WSR 98-13-068, § 332-24-221, filed 6/15/98, effective 8/1/98; WSR 97-12-033 (Order 640), § 332-24-221, filed 5/30/97, effective 7/1/97; WSR 96-12-020, § 332-24-221, filed 5/29/96, effective 7/1/96. Statutory Authority: RCW 70.94.660. WSR 95-12-023 (Order 629), § 332-24-221, filed 5/31/95, effective 7/1/95; WSR 94-14-063 (Order 619), § 332-24-221, filed 7/1/94, effective 8/1/94. Statutory Authority: RCW 76.04.015, 76.04.205 and 70.94.660. WSR 92-14-096 (Order 599), § 332-24-221, filed 6/30/92, effective 7/31/92. Statutory Authority: RCW 76.04.015. WSR 87-11-005 (Order 504), § 332-24-221, filed 5/8/87.]
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