Recreational Fires:

There is no burning allowed within the city limits of Blue Springs or Grain Valley unless the fire qualifies as a recreational fire, fitting the following criteria:

  • No bigger than 3 feet in diameter and 2 feet in height
  • Cannot burn rubbish, trash, leaves, etc.
  • The material burning must be material that would normally be burned in a fireplace
  • Must be contained to a chimnea, portable fire place or man-made fire pit
  • Must be at least 15 feet away from any structure or combustible material


Grills cannot be used on balconies of multi-family residences.  This includes motels and hotels unless the balconies have a sprinkler system

Grills must be placed on the ground floor, at least 15 feet away from the multi-family residence
Electric grills such as a George Foreman grill, are allowed, as are electric smokers