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Online Burning Permit System

To report a smoke issue, please call your regional Division of Air Quality office or their Open Burning Hotline at 877 OPEN BURN (877-673-6287) If you wish, you may view the North Carolina General Statute Chapter 106, Article 78: Regulation of Open Fires.

Before filling out an open burning permit application, please familiarize yourself with these Air Quality regulations related to outdoor burning.

If you are already familiar with the Air Quality regulations, please proceed to the Burn Permit Application Pages by selecting the county you wish to conduct burning in from the list below

Please note that your Web browser must be configured to allow cookies in order for the application to function.

Having difficulty receiving email from us? Please ensure that "burn.permits@ncagr.gov" is in the approved senders list for your email account.

For technical support regarding the online burning permit system, please contact the Webmaster. For questions about burning laws and rules, please contact your county forest ranger.

Information provided to or gathered by the N.C. Forest Service is subject to the N.C. Public Records Law and may be disclosed to third parties upon request.

The N.C. Forest Service currently has no burning bans in place, but keep in mind that county and local authorities may have restrictions within their jurisdition.

 
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This page updated: Thursday, June 12, 2014 10:22