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Burning Banned May 1 – September 30

Large Bonfire with Branch Pile
September 25, 2018

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources has issued a ban on open burning from May 1 – September 30 of each year. Fifty-four counties in Georgia (including Cobb County) are affected. Cobb County Fire and Emergency Services are responsible for the enforcement of this state-issued burning ban in unincorporated Cobb County, and the cities of Acworth, Kennesaw, and Powder Springs.

From May 1 – September 30, you may not burn leaves, tree limbs, or other yard waste, forest land, or use air curtain destructors for land clearing.


Bonfire Permits - (770) 528 8310 
Commercial Burn Permits - (770) 528-8315

For permits, contact the Fire Marshal's Office.

For more information, visit the Outdoor Burning page.