Fire Restriction Stages

The city of Flagstaff will enter Stage One fire restrictions at 8 a.m. on May 14, 2021 in an effort to reduce the potential for unintentional human-caused wildfires within the city limits. The city of Flagstaff cooperates with local, county, state and federal fire management agencies to ensure a coordinated effort is made in fire restrictions actions across jurisdictions. 

  1. Stage One
  2. Stage Two
  3. Stage Three
  4. Stage Four
  • No permits are issued for open burning within the City of Flagstaff.  
  • Use of charcoal and pellet barbecue grills are prohibited at all city parks, natural areas, open space, and private campgrounds. 
  • No smoking in public places within City of Flagstaff city limits include parks, open-space, and cemeteries. (Ord. 2005-19, Amended, 08/16/2005; Ord. 2017-18, Amended, 06/06/2017)
  • Open fire pits and open flame devices are prohibited (including those with a spark arrestor screen) within the City of Flagstaff.
  • Gas grills and portable gas stoves that have an on /off switch are still allowed in City parks and private campgrounds.
  • Charcoal and pellet barbecue grills, and gas and portable gas stoves with on off switches are allowed in private residences.