Burn Permits and Notifications

…to burn hand-piled natural vegetation/yard debris. Any local burning ordinances are applicable and may be more restrictive than state law. In addition, restrictions on burning in 54 northern Georgia counties…


…preparing a prescribed burn plan Homeowner, Landowner PDF Prescribed Burning Management Assistance with prescribed burning, including firebreak installation, burn plan development and assistance carrying out a burn. Landowner Page on…

Wildfire Prevention

…clearing Escaped prescribed burning Some outdoor burning requires a burn permit and/or notification. The burning of household garbage is prohibited and not permitted by GFC. When preparing for any type…

High Fire Danger Impacts Outdoor Burning

…criteria in each location, and because safety is always our top concern, burn permitting may be restricted based on the fire danger forecast.” Burn permits issued by the Georgia Forestry…

Prescribed Burn

A prescribed burn plan is important for a safe and successful prescribed burn. A written burn plan includes the prescription for the stand and outlines the objectives for the burn….

Law Enforcement Warns About Fake Burn Permitting Scam

…when searching for burn permit information, and emphasizes Georgia burn permits may only be obtained online at GaTrees.org, by calling 1-877-OK2-BURN (652-2876), or by contacting the local GFC county unit….

North Georgia Burn Ban Beginning May 1 Boosts Air Quality

…fire-free summer.” For more information about annual summer burn restrictions visit the Georgia EPD website https://epd.georgia.gov/air-protection-branch/open-burning-rules-georgia/summer-open-burning-ban. For more information, burn permits, and services of the Georgia Forestry Commission, visit GaTrees.org….

Prescribed Burn Certification

…GFC personnel when conducting prescribed burn assistance for landowners and when conducting prescribed burning on GFC owned lands GFC Staff PDF Prescribed Burning Brochure Overview of best practices for preparing…

North Georgia Burn Ban Boosts Air Quality

…together to ensure an enjoyable and fire-free summer.” For more information about annual summer burn restrictions, burn permits, and services of the Georgia Forestry Commission, visit GaTrees.org. # # #…

Fire Weather

…the site keeps the real-time data current. Slow internet speeds may hamper proper functioning. Open the Georgia Wildfire Public Viewer Burn Permits and Notifications Some outdoor burning requires a burn