Pennington County - Open Burn Permit

Map of Rapid City Open Burn District


If you are located West of the red line, you will need to contact the Division of Resource Conservation and Forestry at their toll free number at 1-800-275-4955 for an open burning permit.

If you are East of the red line within the Rapid City limits or three mile surrounding area of the city limits, you will need to contact the Rapid City Air Quality Program for an open burning permit at (605) 394-4120.

The red line represents the Black Hills Forest Fire Protection Boundary. This boundary is Interstate 90 as the north boundary and Highway 79 to the east boundary for the Rapid City area.

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Picture of the Joe Foss Building in Pierre, South Dakota and link for driving directions

Joe Foss Building
523 E. Capitol
Pierre, SD 57501
(605) 773-3151