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…

Resources

…out a burn Page on GFC Website Prescribed Burning Brochure Overview of best practices for preparing a prescribed burn plan Prescribed BurnPDF Prescribed Burning Management Assistance with prescribed burning, including…

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….

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 objectives for the burn. Certain…

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…

FAQs

…a burn permit? How do I get one? Some outdoor burning in Georgia require a permit from GFC. Click here to learn more. What about part time positions? Does GFC…

Prescribed Burn Certification

…Fire in Southern Ecosystems Helpful resource for managers to plan and execute prescribed burns in Southern forests and grasslands PDF Prescribed Burn Certification Affidavit FormPDF Prescribed Burn Plan – 2021…

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