Fire Bans
Sheriff enacts stage 1 fire restrictions, on Friday, June 30. for additional information see fire restrictions flyer.

Fire Bans

Photo of fire ban sign in Boulder County

When a fire ban is enacted, signs like this one are posted around the county.

Information on fire bans in Boulder County

Fire bans can be enacted either by the Sheriff or the Board of County Commissioners when certain outdoor conditions are met. It is CRITICAL that visitors and residents alike do everything possible to prevent fires of all kinds. Please do what you can to protect our beautiful lands, homes and wildfire areas from the devastating effects of wildfires. When a fire ban is in force, no open burning of any kind is allowed.

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Sheriff's Office

Main: 303-441-3600
Alternate: 303-441-4444
Fax: 303-441-4739



Sheriff's Headquarters
5600 Flatiron Parkway
Boulder, CO 80301
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H.Q. Lobby Hours:
08:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. M-F
By Appointment Only
08:30 a.m.-4 p.m. M-F