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Wood Burning Exemptions

Information about Wood-Burning Exemptions in Albuquerque.

Wood Burning Exemptions


There are some exemptions to burn restrictions for Bernalillo County. If any of the following apply, you may burn during a "No Burn" period.

  • Use of an EPA-certified wood stove or fireplace.
  • If the woodburning device is the sole source of heat or fuel for cooking
  • Medical necessity of a woodburning device
  • Low income status
  • Emergency situations such as the failure of a residence's primary heating system

Proof of Exemption

If you believe you qualify for an exemption you may download or print the following documents.

For more information, all (505) 768-1972 or email [email protected]