Welcome to the Towner County Courthouse & Happy Spring from our Staff!
Towner County is currently in a Fire Emergency and Burn Ban
Towner County is currently in a Fire Emergency and Burn Ban for a Red Flag Warning Only (this includes a ban on garbage/pit burning, campfires, and burning of farm or crop land). For the North Dakota Rangeland Fire Danger rating, please click on this link -> Burn Ban Restrictions & Fire Danger Maps | ND Response. This ban has been issued from May 4th, 2021 through June 8th, 2021. To view the Fire Declarations and Burn Restrictions, please go to the following link: Towner County Burn Ban Map.
(The penalty for violation of this burn ban is a Class B Misdemeanor (NDCC 37-17.1-10.1: Maximum sentence of 30 days in Jail and a $1,500.00 fine.))
If you have any questions on burning, please call the fire department in your area:
Cando Fire: Aaron Peyerl (701) 351-0454
Egeland Fire: Jason Moore (701) 741-1806
Bisbee Fire: Paul Johnson (701) 477-4242
Rock Lake Fire: Jordon Stenson (701) 213-5255
You can also check the Towner County Emergency Management Facebook Page to see the Fire Danger Map. It is posted everyday.
May 4th, 2021
Stop and Read Before Entering The County Courthouse:
COVID-19 Screening for Visitors
To protect everyone, including staff, we are asking that you help prevent the spread of COVID-19:
Stay at least 6 feet (about 2 arms' length) from other people.
Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash and wash your hands.
When in Public, wear a cloth face covering over your nose and mouth.
Do not touch your eyes, nose and mouth.
Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.
Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
STAY HOME WHEN YOU ARE SICK, EXCEPT TO GET MEDICAL CARE.
Social Isolate – Stay Home, Do Not Enter this building.
KNOW THE SYMPTOMS OF COVID-19:
Cough, Fever, Chills, Muscle Pain, Shortness of Breath or Difficulty Breathing, Sore Throat and New loss of Taste or Smell.
Symptoms can range from mild to severe illness, and appear 2-14 days
after you are exposed to the virus that causes COVID-19.
PLEASE SEEK MEDICAL CARE IMMEDIATELY IF SOMEONE HAS EMERGENCY WARNING SIGNS OF COVID-19:
Trouble Breathing, Persistent Pain or Pressure in the Chest, New Confusion,
Inability to Wake or Stay Awake and Bluish Lips or Face.