April 27, 2020 8:00 AM
The Town of Monument continues to closely monitor Coronavirus (COVID-19) and take steps to keep our community and staff safe. View the latest updates related to the COVID-19 virus.
March 24, 2020 2:00 PM
State-wide Fire Restrictions: Any outdoor fire except as specifically allowed by Section II.D. of this Executive Order, including but not limited to campfires, warming fires, and charcoal grill fires; fireworks; explosives; smoking in an open area. The...
August 24, 2020 11:53 AM
Sheriff Bill Elder Elevates Fire Restrictions from Stage I to Stage II effective August 24, 2020, at 12:00 PM. This elevation primarily impacts campfire and smoking activities over those restrictions that had been in place during Stage I.
The following activities are prohibited during Stage II Fire Restrictions:
Open burning defined as campfires and warming fires, charcoal grills and outdoor wood burning stoves, the use of explosives, outdoor welding or use of acetylene or other torch with open flames other than in an area cleared of all flammable materials. Fires contained within liquid-fueled or gas-fueled stoves are permitted.
The use or sale of fireworks of all kinds.
Outdoor smoking except within an enclosed vehicle or building.
Violations of Stage II Fire Restrictions in unincorporated El Paso County may result in a fine up to $1000.
Please see this link: https://bit.ly/34odVsA, for current Burn Ban guidelines to be clear on what is and what is not allowed during this enacted ban. With this information, El Paso County citizens will be able to avoid legal ramifications due to burning outside of the scope of the ban.