pit may not exceed 3 feet in diameter.
pit must be constructed of non-combustible
material, cement, clay, brick, or sheet metal.
pit location should be at a minimum of 25 feet
from any structure.
pits must be placed on non-combustible surfaces
and may not be located on a deck or apartment
pits shall be clear of overhangs, such as tree
branches, utility lines and structures.
pits can be used for burning wood only.
of treated wood, rubbish, garbage, trash, any
material made or coated with rubber, plastic,
leather or petroleum based materials is prohibited.
burning shall be constantly attended and
supervised by a competent person at least 18 years
of age until such fire is extinguished.
means of extinguishment shall be readily available
at all times.
burning shall be prohibited when local
circumstances make the fires potentially
hazardous, high wind conditions and dry
shall not be allowed to cause smoke/odors which
would constitute a public nuisance.
please take into consideration your surroundings when
burning, especially your neighbors.
Please be considerate, the intent of fire pits is for
smoke, ash or particulate matter from an open burn
remains visible beyond the property line of origin, or
found on surfaces beyond the property line of origin,
this may be a violation of the Missouri Air Pollution
Control Rule, 10CSR 10-6.170 - Restriction of
Particulate Matter to the Ambient Air Beyond the
Premises of Origin. Such an occurrence
could result in issuance of a Notice of Violation from
the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.
Any violation of the Missouri Air Pollution Control
Rules could also result in a fine from the State of