Understanding Georgia’s Outdoor Burning Laws

…Georgia Forestry Commission for back yard burn piles. (Permits are still required for agricultural and land-clearing burns). The change supports Georgians’ right to burn on their property, yet sets certain…

High Fire Danger Impacts Outdoor Burning

…show reasonable fire prevention precautions were not taken. Though burning leaf piles and campfires are hallmarks of fall, Georgia’s current drought is impacting decisions to burn outdoors. The Georgia Forestry…

North Georgia Outdoor Burn Ban Lifted

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SEPTEMBER 27, 2023 Georgia’s annual ban on outdoor burning will end September 30 in 54 counties, primarily in the northern half of the state. From May 1…

North Georgia Outdoor Burn Ban Ends September 30

…ground level ozone. While burning a pile of crispy fall leaves outdoors is a must for many this time of year, a burn permit from the Georgia Forestry Commission is…

Forest Services Contractors

…Forest Management Inc 259 Bausket Street, Edgefield,SC Greg Bailey Office Phone:803-637-5869 Mobile Phone: Fax: RxBurner? No Pesticide Applicator? No Bedding Bulldozing Burning For Site Prep Burning For Understory Control Drum…

Forestry Services Contractors Directory

…Forest Management Inc 259 Bausket Street, Edgefield,SC Greg Bailey Office Phone:803-637-5869 Mobile Phone: Fax: RxBurner? No Pesticide Applicator? No Bedding Bulldozing Burning For Site Prep Burning For Understory Control Drum…

Burn Permits and Notifications

…forecast Page on GFC Website GA Outdoor Burn Notification System Changes Fact Sheet Changes are being made to Georgia’s outdoor burn notification system. The law no longer requires a burner…

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…

GA Outdoor Burn Notification System Changes Fact Sheet

Changes are being made to Georgia’s outdoor burn notification system. The law no longer requires a burner to inform the GFC online or by phone about their intention to burn leaf piles and yard debris. New legal safety requirements are now specified for this type of debris burning.