Why are Burn Permits required?
The Fire Code of the City of Gulf Shores requires Burn Permits for the safety of all who live in and visit our beautiful area. Gulf Shores is unique in that our area has large numbers of people who live and play next to coastal woodlands with a constant sea breeze. Burn Permits help to ensure that fires are conducted in a safe manner to protect the permit holder and their neighbors.

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1. Why are Burn Permits required?
2. What types of fires require a permit?
3. Are there any costs for a Burn Permit?
4. Are there penalties for burning without a permit?
5. When is the Burn Season?
6. Can I have a fire on the Beach or Public Lands?
7. Can I have a fire on my balcony?
8. How do I report a fire alarm, fire code or safety issue?
9. Fireworks: Are fireworks legal in Gulf Shores?
10. Can I contact the Fire Marshal directly with an anonymous safety concern?
11. Does the Fire Department Perform Home Safety Inspections?
12. Do you offer Fire and Life Safety Education classes?