What are the regulations regarding the use of BBQs?

For BBQs used to burn firewood, they must be approved for that purpose and you must have a recreational burn permit. For other open flame BBQs, if you live in a multi-family building of three or more attached units, you may use them on decks or balconies only if there is an overhead sprinkler present. For other type residences, open flame BBQs must be at least 15 feet from any structure, and should never be used on wooden decks or porches. For regulations on the use of BBQs in the marine environment, see the link to the burn regulations on our public safety page. For more information, please call the Fire Department at 360-293-1925.

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1. How can a citizen test or recharge fire extinguishers?
2. How can someone become a paid firefighter?
3. How does the new Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) phone service work with the emergency 911 service?
4. How should I report a fire?
5. How do I make a complaint if I suspect someone is conducting an illegal burn?
6. Is the use of fireworks permitted within the City of Anacortes?
7. How do you dispose of unexploded fireworks or expired flares?
8. What are the current burn regulations?
9. What are the regulations regarding the use of BBQs?
10. Who does safety testing on children's car seats?
11. Is it true that the fire department issues free bicycle helmets?