Burn Bans

A County-wide burn ban is in effect beginning on May 24th 2021 and will continue until rescinded

(Allowed for home use)
  • PROPANE, NATURAL GAS, AND CHARCOAL GRILLS

  • PROPANE, NATURAL GAS, CHARCOAL, AND WOOD FIRE PITS AS LONG AS THE AREA IS FREE OF VEGITATION AND THEY HAVE A METAL SCREEN COVER

Fireworks:

It is hereby provided that safe and sane fireworks shall be permitted within the county. This shall mean and include all fireworks that have no report, that are not self-propelling and the effects of which do not extend above ten feet in height from the ground.

Read the Warning Label. If it reads “WARNING,” it is illegal. If it reads “CAUTION,” it is legal.

Fireworks can only be used on paved or dirt areas free of vegetation and other flammable materials. A water source must be present at all times.

Reporting Violations

The Sandoval County Fire Marshal, or designee, shall be contacted for any burns that are outside of the above provisions. To contact the Fire Marshal or designee, please send an email to the appropriate Fire Department member below:

    The Fire Marshal or designee can also be contacted at 505-867-4581 or 1-800-898-2876 and follow the prompts. The prompts will connect you via phone to the same Sandoval County Personnel as listed above.