Burn Permits

Obtain a burn permit. Use this form to request a burn permit, or contact GFC by phone at 1-877-OK2-BURN (652-2876). NOTE: Permits are good only for the day they are…

Resources

…Environmental Protection Division (EPD) Burn Permits External Website Georgia EPD Open Burning Rules Overview of permissible and impermissible open burning practices Burn Permits External Website Georgia Forest Products Exports (2019)…

Law Enforcement Warns About Fake Burn Permitting Scam

…GFC is urging caution 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…

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

…prescribed burning All debris burning requires a burn permit with the exception of agricultural fields or pastures, which require notification. The burning of household garbage is prohibited and not permitted…

High Fire Danger Impacts Outdoor Burning

…always our top concern, burn permitting may be restricted based on the fire danger forecast.” Burn permits issued by the Georgia Forestry Commission are required for any outdoor burning in…

FAQs

…a burn permit? How do I get one? Most types of outdoor burning in Georgia require a permit from GFC. The Georgia Rules for Air Quality define open burning as…

Fire Weather

…for the following day. REQUEST A BURN PERMIT For more information about obtaining burn permits, contact GFC at 1-877-OK2-BURN (652-2876). You can also contact your local GFC office more information….

Prescribed Burn Certification

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

Pre-Suppression Firebreaks

…GFC office. Obtain a burn permit. Most types of outdoor burning in Georgia require a permit from GFC. NOTE: Burning Permits are good only for the day they are issued….