Backyard Burning

The season for backyard burning is here.  Please follow these simple rules to help ensure safety and air quality.

Backyard burning is permitted in the City of Creswell from October 1st to June 15th of each year in accordance with Lane Regional Air Protection Agency (LRAPA) guidlines for areas LRAPA identifies as "All Other Areas".
Burn Advisory Line: 541-726-3976
Remember, every day is not a burn day.  Follow these simple guidelines to protect yourself and others as well as our air quality.

  • Always call the burn adivsory line to see if it is a burn day
  • Burn only woody yard debris that has been generated on your own property
  • Never burn garbage, tires, treated wood, petroleum products, plastic or other prohibited materials
  • Never burn you yard debris in a barrel
  • Attend your fire at all times
  • Always have tools available for controlling or extinguishing your fire
  • Always extinguish your fire by sunset

LRAPA Backyard Burning Web Page
LRAPA Backyard Burning Brochure (pdf 199kb)
To report a violation call LRAPA at: 541-736-1056, or toll free at 1-877-285-7272