Notices

BURN BAN:

WHEREAS, Bowman County, North Dakota has very dry conditions with significant fuel supplies available; and

WHEREAS, Bowman County, North Dakota has sustained or been threatened with rural fires as of this date; and

WHEREAS, all available resources remain committed to protecting life and property; and

WHEREAS, the impact of fires could threaten health, well-being and safety of the citizens of Bowman County; and

WHEREAS, the cost of response, inordinate equipment wear and fire damages may be in excess of county resources.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of the Bowman County Commissioners declare a Fire Emergency and Burn Ban to include a ban on the ignition of fireworks, garbage burning, campfires, burning of farm or cropland and unnecessary off-road motorized travel when the North Dakota Rangeland Fire Index rating is in the High, Very High or Extreme category and/or a Red Flag Warning has been issued for Bowman County, North Dakota.  The daily Rangeland Fire Index can be found at the following website:  https://ndresponse.gov/burn-ban-restrictions-fire-danger-maps

ANY INDIVIDUAL WHO WILLFULLY VIOLATES THE BURN BAN IS GUILTY OF A CLASS B MISDEMEANOR (NDCC 37-17.1-10): MAXIMUM SENTENCES OF 30 DAYS IN JAIL AND A $1500 FINE (NDCC 12.1-32.01), AND RESTITUTION OF FIRE SUPPRESSION COSTS MAY BE SOUGHT FROM THE COURT.

DATED this 5th Day of April 2022, at Bowman County, North Dakota.

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CONTACT

EMAIL: auditor@bowmancountynd.gov

PHONE: (701) 523-3130

Bowman County Auditor
104 1st St NW, Suite 1
Bowman ND 58623

OFFICE HOURS

Monday – Thursday:
7:30am – 12:00pm MT
12:30pm – 4:30pm MT

Friday:
7:30am – 12:00pm MT
(Closed on Legal Holidays)