Powder River County, Montana

119 North Park Avenue | (406) 436-2361

Public Notices

Stage 1 Fire Restriction, to be effective at 12:01 AM on July 26, 2021 and it shall
continue to be in effect until further notice. 

During said restricted period, the following acts are prohibited:
a.   Building, maintaining, attending or using a fire or campfire, unless noted and allowed in the
exemptions stated below;
b.   Smoking, except within an enclosed vehicle or building, a developed recreation site, or while
stopped in an area at least three (3) feet in diameter that is barren or cleared of all flammable
materials; and
c.   Any fireworks requiring an open flame to ignite, or that emit a spark, are prohibited until
further notice.

EXEMPTIONS:
a.   Persons with a written permit that specifically authorizes the otherwise prohibited act;
b.   Persons using a fire solely fueled by liquid petroleum or LPG fuels;
c.   Persons conducting activities in those designated areas where the activity is specifically
authorized· by written posted notice;
d.   Any Federal, State or local officer or member of an organized rescue or fire-fighting force
while in the performance of an official duty;
e.   All land within a city or town boundary is exempted;
f.    Other exemptions which are established and unique to each agency; and,
g.   Burn barrel with a spark arrester and wetting agent/fire retardant.

Read full resolution here.


Powder River County Community Health Needs Assessment


Due to the current remodel at the Sheriff Office, the scheduling book and keys for the MP Building, Indoor Arena, and Community Center are located in the Clerk & Recorders Office.
Please call 436-2361 to schedule your event.

We know this is a change and Powder River County Commissioners want to make this as easy to the public as possible.