What Can I burn?

The open burning of garbage and refuse is prohibited, except the open burning of land-clearing refuse in an open pit incinerator on the site of clearing operations resulting from commercial, industrial, or residential development, the construction of roads or highways, railroad tracks, pipelines, and power or communication lines, and agricultural operations, with a permit from the fire marshal. The burning shall be at least three hundred (300) feet from any occupied building other than a building located on the property on which the burning is conducted.

The burning of leaves and tree, yard, and garden trimmings on residential property in the regulated area is allowed only outside the urban service area.

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2. What is a bonfire?
3. Where is burning always prohibited
4. Can I have a cooking or warming fire in the urban service area?
5. When I am allowed to burn, how far do I need to be away from a structure or combustible material?
6. What Can I burn?
7. What Can I NOT burn?