TOPEKA, Kan. -- The Topeka Fire Department will continue taking burn permit applications until June 27 for the current spring burning season, which has been extended through June 30, 2012.
Current permits designated to expire May 31, 2012 will not expire until June 30.
Access the online application through the City of Topeka’s website, www.topeka.org. On the main page locate “Click here to apply for a residential burn permit”, click on the link and fill out the application. Application can also be made by calling the Topeka Fire Department at 368-4000 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Inspections of the burn site will be made before permits are issued. Materials to be burned must be piled at the site of the proposed burning before the inspection takes place, otherwise the permit may be denied. Applicants do not need to be home for the site inspection.
For more information, contact the Topeka Fire Department’s Fire Prevention Division at 368-4026.