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City of Kaukauna

Fire Pit Guidelines

The following guidelines must be observed when using a fire pit within the City limits –

  • Fire pit must not exceed 4-feet by 4-feet by 3-feet high.
  • Must be located a minimum of 25-feet away from any combustible and at least 10-feet from any lot line.
  • Must be attended at all times while burning.
  • A fire extinguisher or hose must be accessible to the fire pit at all times during burning.
  • Burning is prohibited if the wind speed is greater than 10 miles per hour.
  • Fire must be extinguished completely when burning is complete.
  • All burning must be done in a safe and nuisance-free manner as specified by the Kaukauna Fire Department.

Any questions on the location or construction of a fire pit should be directed to the Building Inspector at 920.766.6325.  Questions on usage should be directed to the Fire Department at 920.766.6320.