What Is a Burn Ban? And What Agencies Can Issue a Burn Ban?

When weather or other conditions make controlled burns dangerous, the North Carolina Forest Service or local authorities (Counties, Cities, and Town's) may enact a burn ban or burning restrictions.

During a Brunswick County Burn Ban opening burning is prohibited within the Unincorporated areas of Brunswick County where burning is within 100' feet of any structure. Burning associated with outdoor cooking like grilling is not subject to the ban but must be constantly attend.

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1. How Can I Apply for a Burning Permit?
2. Does Brunswick County Fire Marshal's Office Issue Burn Permits?
3. What Is a Burn Ban? And What Agencies Can Issue a Burn Ban?
4. What Is an Air Curtain Burner? What State Agency Regulates Them?
5. How Do I Order a Knox Box, Knox Locking FDC Caps, Knox Pad Lock, or Other Type of Knox Access System?
6. How Do I Schedule a Fire Inspection for a Commerical or Multi-Family Construction Project?
7. How Do I Schedule a Foster Care Inspection?
8. What Are the Most Common Violations Found During a Foster Care Inspection?
9. How Do I Apply for a Fire Construction Permit for a New Construction or Existing Repair, Remodel, Renovation, Addition, or Change of Use?
10. What Is a False Fire Alarm Prevention Ordinance?
11. How Do I Find out About Fire Inspection, Plan Review, and Fire Permit Fee Schedules?
12. Where Do I Mail a Payment for a Fire Inspection?