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Open Burning Restrictions

Open burning restrictions annually go into effect from May 1 until September 30 throughout the State of Delaware. There is a restriction against ALL open burning during this timeframe, with the exception of cooking fires (BBQs), recreational campfires, and ceremonial bonfires.


To see a full list a prohibited burning activities, or for questions regarding who to notify when conducting an allowable burn, visit The State of Delaware's Division of Waste and Hazardous Substance at the link provided and check out their Citizen's Guide to Open Burning.

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