No Open Burning; Permit Required

There will be no open burning within the corporate City Limits without a permit having been issued by a representative of the Fire Department or by special exception of City Council. Non-permitted burning may be allowed in disaster situations as declared by the Fire Chief or Mayor. Disaster burning will require notification of the Fire Department and may include an onsite review prior to burning. 

Permits for open burning may be issued for the following purposes: bon fires by organizations (depending on purpose), wiener roasts or cooking fires, outdoor fireplaces, etc. See 15-5-2 Open Burning Permit Purposes for complete list and regulations.

Go to Title 15, Chapter 5 for more information on open burning.