Can I burn a pile of leaves and limbs? How do a obtain a burn permit?
Due to State of Texas regulations, control burns are no longer allowed inside the City of Weatherford unless the property is zoned for agriculture. Below are the requirements that must be adhered to prior to burning:
1. Must be zoned agricultural
2. Burn pile can only be of brush or leaves…no construction material, plastics, etc.
3. The burn pile must be manageable and water must be available.
4. The burn pile must be inspected by the fire marshal’s office before permit issued.
5. The burn pile must not be within 200 feet of neighboring property.
6. All guidelines on the permit must be strictly adhered upon and full responsibility is incurred by the permit holder.

To obtain a burn permit contact the Fire Marshal at 817-598-4287.

If you live in the county, but are within Weatherford Fire Departments response area, and wish to obtain a burn permit please visit the Parker County website by clicking here.

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1. Can I burn a pile of leaves and limbs? How do a obtain a burn permit?
2. What is the “ISO”? What is the City of Weatherford’s ISO rating?
3. How do I submit a Tier II report to the Weatherford Fire Department or Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC)?
4. I just drove past a fire hydrant that is gushing water. Is it broken?
5. Does Weatherford have a Volunteer Fire Department?
6. How can I set up a tour of the fire station?
7. I am hosting a special event and I’d like a Firefighter to come speak to our group. Is anyone available for such an event?
8. How can I dispose of used paint and motor oil?
9. Does the Weatherford Fire Department offer CPR classes?
10. Can I get my blood pressure checked at the fire station?
11. Does the Weatherford Fire Department recommend a specific smoke detector?
12. Can I get assistance installing my smoke detector and changing the batteries in my smoke detector?
13. Do you have free smoke detectors available for city residents?
14. My neighbor has tall, dry grass and weeds that I am afraid may become a fire hazard. Who do I contact?
15. How do I obtain a fire report?
16. I’ve been calling, but no one is in the office.
17. My child has started several small fires recently. Is there anything I can do to deter him/her from doing this again?
18. Can fireworks be used in Weatherford?
19. Which station covers my neighborhood?
20. Do you have volunteer programs for children?
21. Where can I find brochures relating to fire safety issues?
22. Can you help me find a street not shown on the City map? Where do I obtain a street address for my new home/business?