Open Burning

What to Know Before You Light

When you burn trash outdoors, the potential cost to your health, your home, your neighbors and your environment far exceeds the price of adequate collection services. Protect yourself, your neighbors and your wallet by knowing the rules—what you can burn and where. And remember, there are alternatives to open burning.

For more information, please contact Ciara Wagner at 513-946-7715.

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Open Burning Rules per Region

Open Burning Brochure

Ohio State Open Burning Regulations

Open Burning FAQs

For OhioEPA's "Notification Form" and "Request Permission to Conduct Open Burning" form, visit