May 21, 2020

The Tribe is proposing to amend Title 26, Offenses and Penalties Chapter 26.19 Fires, Regulations and Penalties and Title 50, Tribal Organizations, to create a Fire and Rescue department to minimize the occurrence of damaging fires to protect the health, safety and welfare of the community, regulate and control person engaged in necessary fires, to ensure the safe administration of fireworks, regulate and administer the prevention of fires within the territory and jurisdiction of the Tribe; and adopt the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Standards into the Fire Safety Program subject to those changes, additions or omissions specified.

The proposed amendments to Title 26 and Title 50 are being placed out for a thirty (30) day comment period. Click Here for Copy of Proposed Amendments

Written Comments are to be submitted by mail to PO Box 900, Belcourt, ND 58316; by fax at 701-477-0916; or by email to

Please contact the Tribal Records Department at 701-477-2602, 2664, or 2677 if there are any questions.

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