Recreational Fire Burn Permit
The Excelsior Fire District follows the Fire Danger and Burning Restrictions determined by the Minnesota State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) The Excelsior Fire District strongly recommends that the residence of the Excelsior Fire District follow the most current Fire Danger and Burning Restrictions posted by the DNR.
Drop off a signed copy of the permit at Excelsior, Shorewood, Tonka Bay City Hall, or at the Excelsior Fire District Station #1 in Shorewood. You can also email it to firstname.lastname@example.org. A copy of your burn permit should be readily available in the event that an emergency call is generated by the fire. The permit can be posted in an outbuilding as long as it is protected from weather damage.
The City of Deephaven does not require a burn permit for recreational fires. Check with the City of Deephaven on recreation fire provisions. The City of Greenwood does not require a burn permit for recreational fires. Check with the City of Greenwood on recreation fire provisions.
The E.F.D. Recreational Fire Permit is an annual permit and must be renewed each calendar year.
Tank Removal Permit
There is a $50.00 fee for a tank removal permit. Please make payment out to the Excelsior Fire District. The payment can be mailed in or collected on site the day of the tank removal.
Mail payment to:
The Excelsior Fire District
Attn: Tank Removal
24100 Smithtown Road
Shorewood, MN 55331
If payment is not received on or before the day of the tank removal an invoice will be sent to the tank removal company. The Excelsior Fire District requires at least 72 hours notice on a tank removal. A representative from the Excelsior Fire District must be on site to observe the physical removal of the tank.
If a tank removal is postponed to another day or the time of the tank removal is delayed for any reason the Excelsior Fire District must be notified immediately. Failure to do so my result in a $100.00 fee for a special inspection and will be charged to the tank removal company. See the EFD Inspection Policy for more information.
Please call 952-960-1692 and speak to Fire Inspector, Kellie Murphy-Ringate to schedule a tank removal appointment and if you have further questions.