Beach Fire Permits

Beach Fire Permits Updates

Updated January 1, 2024

Beach burn permits will return soon, with recent storm activities and significant landscape changes on our beaches, there is a concern when it comes to beach burn permits. Until further notice, burn permits will not be permitted until fire officials can assess our current locations. 

Log fire on the beach

Rules regarding the Beach Fire

  • The Beach Fire can be a maximum of 3' x 3' x 3'. Anything greater in size and height will be considered a bonfire which is prohibited.
  • Please protect our dunes and keep the fire away from dunes. Specifically at least 30 feet in any direction from the dune or any beach vegetation and 100 feet from the stub end street or boardwalk/ dune crossover.
  • You are limited to one (1) fire per permit.
  • The permit holder shall be present at all times on the site and shall have the permit available for inspection.
  • The Beach Fire shall not be left unattended.
  • The Beach Fire shall be fully extinguished (no burning, smoldering, smoking, hot embers, or debris) prior to midnight of the permit-issue day. All fire debris shall be removed to a disposal container and the site shall be restored to its natural condition.

For more information Burn Permits call the Fire Department at 321-868-3330