A permit is not required to have a recreational fire as long as wood-burning appliances include a screen or spark arrestor design feature, and do not exceed three feet in diameter. The appliance cannot be within 15 feet of a combustible object, including a house or fence. Only burning clean, dry wood is allowed, and a non-impaired, responsible adult shall monitor the burning until the fire is extinguished, and shall provide means for rapid extinguisher such as water, a portable fire extinguisher, or a shovel and dirt. Burning is not allowed with burn restrictions have been enacted by the Larimer County Commissioners. For a complete list of regulations, click here.