Burning Permits

Annual burning permits are available from the following:

Please burn AFTER 6:00pm. When burning a large brush pile, notify the Columbia County Sheriff's office by calling

Burning Restrictions - DNR
Note: Daily burn restrictions are not updated until after 11 a.m.

Placement of Emergency Response Numbers

Columbia County ordinance Title 28 states all Emergency Response Number Signs are to be placed approximately five (5) feet to the right (facing the home) of the driveway right-of-way at the edge of the road right-of-way.

The Town of West Point places each Emergency Response Number Signs for each town resident in the correct location.

It is very important NOT to move the Emergency Response Number Sign as emergency (fire and ambulance) look for the signs to be in the correct location.


The following documents are in pdf format and require Adobe Reader 4.0 or above.

Ordinance No. 3-9-17 – To Amend Sections 10.03 and 10.04 of the Town of West Point Code of Ordinances Regarding Speed Limits on Certain Town Roads

Ordinance Subject
061407 An Ordinance Adopting The Town of West Point Comprehensive Plan
Table of Contents Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Creation of a Code of ordinance (Adopted9/20/05)
Chapter 2 Government and Administration (Amended 4/10/08)
Chapter 3 Boards and Committees (Amended 8/9/12)
Chapter 4 Ordinance Violations (amended 5/14/15)
Chapter 5 Licenses (Adopted 2/4/88)
Table of Contents Table of Contents – Chapter 6
Chapter 6 Land Division (Amended 10/10/13)
Chapter 7 Erosion Control and Storm Water Runoff (Amended 4/10/08)
Chapter 8 Building Code (Amended 4/14/11)
Chapter 9 Mobile Homes (Amended 12/8/88)
Chapter 10 Public Safety (Adopted 11/12/87)
Chapter 11 Cable Television Franchise Ordinance (Adopted 8/6/88)
Chapter 12 Roads and Construction and Maintenance of Driveways (ADOPTED 5-14-15)
Chapter 13 Recycling (Amended 6/14/07)
Chapter 14 Nonmetallic Mining (Adopted 3/14/13)
Chapter 15 Fair and Open Housing (Adopted 11/12/09)