Open burning of any material is not permitted within the corporate city limits, except as permitted below. If a burn ban is implemented at any time by the Kosciusko County Commissioners, those ban requirements will supersede the following information.
Types of Burning Allowed:
Recreational/Celebratory and Cooking Fires (i.e. campfires, scouting activities, pep rallies)
- Burning of fence rows and fields - Burning of natural growth from clearing a drainage ditch - Burning of limbs and prunings, but only if diseased or infected, so as to prevent a contamination problem
Only wood products may be burned.
Fires must be attended at all times until completely extinguished.
If a fire creates a nuisance or fire hazard, it must be extinguished.
All farm burning should occur during daylight hours.
No burning may be conducted during unfavorable weather conditions, such as high winds or air stagnation