Fire Department


Fire Inspection Permit

Fire Inspection Permits are required for the following projects:

  • Installation of a new fire suppression system
  • Modification of an existing fire suppression system
  • Installation of a new fire alarm control panel
  • Replacement of an existing fire alarm control panel
  • Installation of above ground storage tanks

A permit is not required but a fire inspection needs to be scheduled for new businesses or a change in occupancy of an existing business.  Inspections can be scheduled by contacting the Fire Department at 763-428-3500.

Download Fire Inspection Permit. You can submit by mail with a check or drop off at City Hall, 22350 S. Diamond Lake Rd.

Submittals Require:

  • 3 sets of plans
  • Minimum size 24"x36"
  • As-builts required in a .pdf or .tif format

Burn Permits

Burning Permit Requirements:

  • Burning permits must be applied for 2 business days prior to burning.
  • You can pick up a permit Monday through Friday, 8:00AM to 4:30PM at the Rogers City Hall, 22350 S. Diamond Lake Road
  • There is a $15.00 fee for burning permits and you must be 18 years of age.
  • Burning Permit allows burning only between 6:00AM to 7:00PM.
  • Anything beyond the definitions of a recreational fire requires a burn permit.
  • A burning permit is not required for a recreational fire. Recreational fires are allowed to maximum of 3 feet in diameter at the base. In addition, flames should be no higher than 3 feet.
  • Piles can be no larger than 10’x10’. If you have multiple piles, they must be 25’ apart.
  • No burning if wind speed exceeds 15mph.
  • No burning within 25’ of any structure on the permitted property and conditions that would cause the spread of fire must be eliminated prior to ignition.
  • No burning within 50’ of an adjacent residence.
  • Prevailing winds must be away from occupied buildings and public roadways.
  • The fire must be extinguished if it becomes a nuisance to others or if not under supervision.
  • Use a clean burning device to start the fire.
  • Recreational and Burn permit fires shall be kept under control and constantly attended until the fire is extinguished. Fire cannot be allowed to smolder unattended. Buckets, shovels or garden hoses shall be readily available for use.
  • Only natural wood maybe be burned. No burning of prohibited materials allowed.Treated or painted wood, plastic, rubber, garbage, leaves and grass are not allowed.
  • Must abide by all MN statutes and local ordinances pertaining to open burning. The city reserves the right to suspend all recreational fires. Must extinguish fire immediately if the permit gets revoked.
  • A burning permit is not required when there is continuous snow coverage of 3 inches or more.
  • Permitted party assumes responsibility for all damages and costs that may result from burning done under the permit.
  • To check our area for burning bans throughout the year visit  If you have any additional questions, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 763-428-3500.

See the definition of a recreational fire.

Download the burning permit application.

Lock Box

All commercial and industrial buildings require a lockbox and must follow the lock box mounting requirements in a location approved by the Fire Chief.  If your building is equipped with a sprinkler and / or fire alarm system then a tamper switch on your lockbox is required. The City of Rogers uses DAMA lock boxes.

Lock Box Application


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