NOTICE (June 29th, 2020): Starting at 1:00 am on Wednesday July 1st, 2020 FIRE SEASON is in effect for all of Clatsop County including Seaside. Details can be found below or in the release found here.
All open debris burning is closed except for burn barrels (metal barrel in good condition, with a heavy mesh screen) from sunrise to 10:00 am, you must have a shovel and hand tool at the site and a valid burn permit.
If you live within our district please call Seaside Dispatch prior to burning to activate your permit for the day, the same rules for burning in barrels the rest of the year still apply, as always within the city limits only yard debris is allowed, and within the entire district plastics, petroleum products, garbage is never allowed, DEQ permits are required for industrial, commercial, construction and demolition debris.
Recreational fires are allowed with stipulations: a) Only at designated campsites, personal residences, or beaches. b) Not closer than 50 feet from dune grass and 15 feet from any structure, fires are never allowed in driftwood. c) all combustibles (including grass and brush) must be clear of the fire 5 feet around and 10 feet above the fire. d) Maximum recreational fire size is 3 feet in diameter and 2 feet in height. e) Maximum fire pit size is 4 feet in diameter and must be at least 12 inches high. f) You must attend you recreational fire the entire time and completely extinguish it before leaving.
Recreational fires and Barrels may be banned during east wind events or if fire conditions deteriorate.