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Stage I
The following activities are NOT allowed with out a permit:

-Open burning
-Outdoor smoking
The following activities Are Allowed:
-Charcoal Grills
-Fires in approved portable containers
-Outdoor welding or hot work
-The sale and use of fireworks
-Smoking in an enclosed vehicle or building
-Smoking in a developed recreation site
-Smoking while stopped in a 3ft wide barren area

Stage II

The following activities are NOT allowed without a permit:

-Open Burning
-Outdoor Smoking
-The sale or use of fireworks
-Use of educational rockets
The following activities Are Allowed:
-Charcoal Grills
-Fires in approved portable containers
-Outdoor welding or hot work
-Smoking in an enclosed vehicle or building
-Smoking in a developed recreation site
-Smoking while stopped while in a 3ft wide barren area

Stage III
The following activities are NOT allowed without a permit:

-Open burning of any kind (including welding and hot work)
-Outdoor smoking
-The sale or use of fireworks
-Use of educational rockets
-Use of indoor fireplaces and stoves without a spark arrestor.
-Use of recreational vehicles without a spark arrestor
The following activities Are allowed:
-Smoking in an enclosed vehicle or building
-Smoking in a developed recreation site
-Smoking while stopped in a 3ft wide barren area

Open Burning Information​

To apply for burn permit in Elbert County section of Calhan FPD's district, please follow link below to learn about Elbert County Burn Ordinance and fill out a CALHAN FIRE BURN PERMIT APPLICATION.

Get a permit BEFORE you burn.​

Links for El Paso County:

​​“Stage I Restrictions”: Prohibits the following activities:

-Open fire and open burning, excepting fires and campfires within permanently constructed fire grates, charcoal grills and wood burning stoves in developed campgrounds and picnic grounds, or private residences in areas cleared of all flammable materials, other than those exceptions in Section 9 below.
-The sale or use of fireworks.
-Outdoor smoking except within an enclosed vehicle or building, a developed recreation site or while stopped in an area at least three feet in diameter that is barren of and cleared of all flammable materials.

“Stage 2 Restrictions”: Prohibits the following activities:

-All open fire and open burning as defined other than those exceptions/exemptions as noted in Section 10 below.
-The sale or use of fireworks.
-Outdoor smoking except within an enclosed vehicle or building. 

To apply for burn permit in the El Paso County section of Calhan FPD's district, please follow link below and fill out an application through El Paso County Public Health.

Elbert County

Links for Elbert County: 

El Paso County

CALHAN FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT

719-347-3057

 725 4th Street Calhan, CO 80808