State-Wide Burn Ban | Print |

BurnBan4wDue to a burning ban by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, beginning May 1 and continuing through September 30,2014, Fulton County residents are prohibited from burning leaves, tree limbs, other yard waste or land clearing debris.

The Fulton County Fire Rescue Department is responsible for the enforcement of this state-issued burning ban in unincorporated Fulton County. Enforcement will include extinguishing all unauthorized outdoor fires and/or issuing citations.

As an alternative to burning, debris can be hauled to a commercial processing/grinding/composting operation or to an inert or construction and demolition landfill. For a list of landfills in your area, please call EPD's Solid Waste Management Program at 404-362-2692.