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.

Seasonal Weight Restrictions

The Town of West Point will implement seasonal weight restrictions on Town Roads beginning Monday, March 5, 2018.  Restrictions become effective upon the placement of signs. The Town follows the same guidelines as Columbia County, attached is notice from Columbia County Highway and Transportation.

Columbia County Seasonal Weight Restrictions

During the period of the spring thaw, all town roads and county highways in the Town of West Point, Columbia County will be posted with a TEN (10) TON WEIGHT LIMIT.  All builders and haulers are hereby noticed that these weight limits will be strictly enforced to minimize road damage.  Essential service vehicles (fuel trucks, septic, milk, etc.) are encouraged to traverse our roads with less then full loads during the restriction period.


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