Outdoor Burning Prohibited in Green County

Effective April 6, 2020


April 9, 2020

Based on a written request from the Green County Fire Officer’s Association, the Green County Sheriff’s Office has issued an outdoor burning ban, effective immediately. The ban includes all outdoor burning in barrels, piles on the ground and/or grass or wooded areas. Eliminating ignition sources is intended to assist in protecting the health and safety of our firefighters and to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and is in effect until further notice.

Green County Code 7-4-27-1 provides the only exceptions to the ban: Fires in any UL approved container. A grill or fireplace which has be...

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