Open Fire Permit Application - General
This information is provided by the Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy to assist the public and regulated community.
Form #: 07-285 Applications and Forms Revised: 4/8/19

General Open Fire Permit Application
This is an application requesting an exception to the prohibition of open fires (NDEE Title 129, Chapter 30). Permits for open fires will be granted only if there is no other practical means of disposal for the material to be burned. The requirement to obtain this permit is in addition to local ordinances or regulations concerning open fires."

**** The Open Fire Permit application process is now an online process ****

Account Registration Instructions in the above PDF

Online Application Process * – This link takes you to the online application page. You may register for an account to use the online permit application process. Or, once you have an account, you can login to the application. Prior to completing your account registration, please note or record your userID, security questions and answers. The direct URL to the application page is:*

Note: Effective Oct. 1, 2009, any individual submitting any application or form that would derive public benefit from the state must also fill out a United States Citizenship Attestation form. This applies to individuals submitting the forms on their own behalf. If applicable, please fill out the United States Citizenship Attestation form below and submit it with the relevant applications and forms.

United States Citizenship Attestation Form

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