Grilling on University property may be conducted without an open flame permit under the following conditions:
- Grilling must be conducted at least 20 feet from buildings, decks/patios, and vehicles.
- Grilling must be conducted in grills that are manufactured for such purposes. If grills are custom made, they must be approved by UNI's Fire and Loss Control Coordinator.
- Charcoal, starting fluid, or liquid propane (L.P.) and components must be used per manufacturer’s recommendation.
- Only charcoal starting fluid, manufactured specifically for such purposes, shall be the only flammable/combustible liquid allowed to start charcoal.
- L.P. containers are not allowed to be stored inside buildings and must be shut off when not in use.
- Charcoal and ash must be doused with water prior to being disposed of. Disposal must be done using a noncombustible container.
- Large events where grilling is conducted (football events, festivals, etc.) must be inspected for safety by UNI's Fire and Loss Control Coordinator.
- Tailgating festivities must comply with University policy.
If you have any questions please contact the University Fire and Loss Control Coordinator, Brian Freese, 319-273-2004, Brian.Freese@uni.edu.