Indoor burning restrictions

Recorded air quality advisory hotline



Recorded indoor burning hotline

For complaints and general questions:


Restrictions apply November-March
  • The graphic above shows expected air quality conditions for metro Denver.
  • During the winter high pollution season (November-March), the graphic indicates whether an air quality Action Day is in effect. During an air quality Action Day, indoor burning is restricted in the seven metro Denver counties:

Burning Restrictions Map

  • Denver.
  • Boulder.
  • Broomfield.
  • Douglas.
  • Jefferson.
  • Areas west of Kiowa Creek in Adams and Arapahoe counties.


A wood burning device is exempt from burning restrictions if any of the following are true:

Wood smoke and your health.