General Burn Restrictions

Illegal Tire FireNo person is allowed to conduct any burning that:

  • Unreasonably interferes with enjoyment of life or property
  • Creates a public or private nuisance
  • Is a hazard to safety


The following materials cannot be burned at any time, anywhere in the State of Oregon:

  • Rubber products
  • Tires
  • Plastic
  • Garbage
  • Petroleum and petroleum-treated materials
  • Asphalt or industrial waste
  • Any material that creates dense smoke or noxious odors
  • Construction materials
  • Stumps


The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality also has established guidelines that must be followed to allow safe burning.

Gresham Burn Line: 503-618-3083

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