Burn Ban / Open Burning

Brunswick County Burn Ban Status:

A County Burn Ban is NOT in Effect for the Unincorporated areas

When weather or other conditions make controlled burns dangerous, the North Carolina Forest Service or local authorities may enact a burn ban or burning restrictions.

Press Releases:

Burn Ban Lifted – Press Release 10-11-2018

 

In addition to Brunswick County’s Solid Waste Ordinance open burning is also regulated by the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality and the North Carolina Forest Service, depending upon the location and type of open burning.

 

For further information regarding the air quality regulations, contact North Carolina Environmental Quality – Wilmington Office at 910-796-7215.

For further information regarding forest regulations, contact North Carolina Forest Service – Brunswick County Ranger   at 910-755-7772.

If you live in a City or Town in Brunswick County please check with you local municipal official regarding burn bans or open burning regulations.

County Code:

Article III. Open Burning Ordinance 

Related Links:

Frequently Asked Questions about burn bans / open burning

North Carolina Forest Service – Brunswick County Ranger

North Carolina Environmental Quality – Wilmington Office

Related Publications:

North Carolina Environmental Quality Breathe Don’t Burn Handout

North Carolina Environmental Quality Illegal Burning Handout

North Carolina Environmental Quality Land Clearing Handout

North Carolina Environmental Quality Illegal Burning – Spanish Handout

 

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Contact:

Andrew Thompson
Deputy Code Administrator / Fire Marshal

75 Courthouse Drive NE Building “I”
Bolivia, NC 28422
910.253.2041  (Non-Emergency)
andrew.thompson@brunswickcountync.gov

9-1-1 Emergency

 

 

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