Town of Shelby - La Crosse County Wisconsin

Burning Brush Permit Application

Town of Shelby
2800 Ward Avenue
La Crosse, Wisconsin 54601
Telephone 608-788-1032


Permit number _________

Date

New or Renewal

Name

Address

City

Home Phone

Work Phone

Cell Phone

Email

Address where burning will take place

Location on land where burning will take place

Date of desired burn

  • Permit valid only for address and date specified.
  • The Town requires three working business days to approve the permit.
  • Clean wood only shall be burned. In such a manner, as to minimize the emission of smoke.
  • DO NOT burn tires, trash, paints, or any other hazardous and/or toxic materials.)
  • Fire to be attended at all times, never burn on windy days.
  • All Permits are for day light hours only and fires are to be extinguished at sunset, unless the permit is specifically for a night time bon fire.
  • ALWAYS CALL DISPATCH CENTER BEFORE AND AFTER YOU BURN 785-5944.
  • If unable to burn on the date the permit is issued for, please notify the Shelby Town Hall and request another date. A new date may be assigned up to seven days from the original burn date.
  • Material is to be burned in such a manner as to minimize the emission of smoke.
  • If burning creates a nuisance and complaints are received, you will be required to put the fire out.
  • Violations of the burning ordinance are punishable by a fine of not less than $175.00 plus cost of fire suppression in the event the Fire Department is called.
  • Fire shall be controlled at all times; Permit holder shall be liable for any costs of suppression in the event the fire is out of control. In the event the Permit holder does not pay for the cost of fire suppression, the amount owed shall be placed on the tax roll of the property where the burning took place. Current minimum cost of suppression is $600.00 per hour.
  • IF A FIRE BECOMES OUT OF CONTROL CALL 911 IMMEDIATELY.

Comments

 I understand that the permit is issued on the basis that the above conditions are met and in accordance to Shelby Town Ordinance 2.01

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