Notifying the Sheriff's Office
Rural Nicollet County residents wishing to burn need to call the Sheriff's Office at 507-931-1570 on the day that they are burning. They will need to provide the following information:
Address of the burn
Fire Department covering jurisdiction
Phone number where they may be reached
Material being burned
It is illegal to burn garbage or painted lumber even if you have been issued a burning permit.
You must call in each and every day that you burn.
If you are burning or burying a structure, whether standing or torn down, the structure must be inspected before you're allowed to burn or bury it. You must contact:
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Forestry Division - New Ulm Office