Burn Permits

Burn permits must be obtained and submitted at the Sheriff's Office in person and are not available through online purchase. 

Residents must contact the Sheriff's Office prior to lighting any large or unprotected fires. The Sheriff's office will inform you of the current fire danger and if there are any burning restrictions in effect. This will help protect our citizens, property and the environment. 

Firearm Permits

All completed and signed firearm permits must be submitted to Sheriff's Office in person for processing.

Permits can be downloaded, filled-out, and printed off using the application links below, or obtained at the Sheriff's Office and filled out in person.

Permit to Carry
Cost: $100.00 (personal check or cash)
To apply, applicants must be at least 21 years old and a citizen or permanent resident of the USA. Applicants must also provide proof of firearms training by a certified instructor that includes fundamentals of pistol use, actual shooting qualification exercise, and instruction in the fundamental legal aspects of pistol possession, carry, and use including self-defense and the restrictions on use of deadly force. The Sheriff's Office must act on the application within 30 days of receipt of the completed application packet. 

NOTE: Training certification must have been completed within 1-year of application submission. 

Permit to Purchase (or transfer)
Cost: $0.00
To apply, applicants must be at least 21 years old to purchase a handgun and at least 18 years old to purchase a military-style assault rifle. The Sheriff or local Chief of Police shall issue a transferee permit or deny the application within seven days of application for the permit. The Sheriff of local Chief of Police shall provide an applicant with written notification of a denial and the specific reason for the denial.