Burning Prohibited within City Limits

Burning is PROHIBITED within City limits, which includes firepits, yard waste, and other flammable materials. If you have any questions regarding this you can contact Erin Barnett, Selah’s Code Enforcement Officer, at (509) 698-7331 or erin.barnett@selahwa.gov.

SMC 3.02.070 Burning prohibited

It shall be unlawful for any person to burn any refuse, rubbish, garbage or recyclable materials or other waste matter except in compliance with all applicable ordinances, law and regulations of the city of Selah, county and state (ord. 2027 1, 2017; Ord. 1151 1, 1994)

SMC 6.58.120 Burning or disposing of material in an annoying manner

Burning or disposing of refuse, sawdust or other material in such a manner to cause or permit ashes, sawdust, soot or cinders to be cast upon the streets or alleys of the city or to cause or permit the smoke, ashes, soot or gases arising from such burning to become an annoyance is declared to be a nuisance.( ord. 1614 1, 2004; Ord. 975 1, 1990)