Burn Ban in Effect for Cowlitz County
You may have heard that a burn ban went into effect last Friday for Cowlitz County and may have questions. Here are some common questions we get this time of year.
Burn Ban Q&A.
Q: How does the burn ban affect citizens in the City of Longview?
A: It really does not. The City of Longview is considered a permanent burn ban area, burning of yard debris and garbage is banned year round.
Q: What about a fire pit?
A: That is permitted as long as it follows guidelines, which can be found here https://www.mylongview.com/567/Burn-Information
Q: My neighbor is burning garbage/yard debris/making a smoke nuisance what can I do?
A: Contact Southwest Clean Air Agency. They have an enforcement officer on staff that will enforce the burning regulations. They can be contacted at https://www.swcleanair.gov/ or by calling 360-442-5503 option 2.