Burn Permits

Approved Burns are allowed from sunrise to 1/2 hour before sunset.


To obtain a burn permit please visit the Leavenworth County Sheriff's website at https://www.lvsheriff.org/ or call Leavenworth County dispatch at (913) 682-5724 on the day you plan to burn.


Any material that will burn with black smoke is not permitted. (ex. tires, plastic, railroad ties)


Any after dark burn (bon fires) will need to be approved by either the Fairmount Township Fire Chief or an Assistant Chief.  Leavenworth County Dispatch will contact and get approval from the Chief or an Assistant Chief.


Fairmount Township Fire Department reserves the right to fine citizens who do not obey the rules set by Leavenworth County in regards to open burns. 

Leavenworth County Open Burning Resolution 2015-12