Burn Ban Lifted

The Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD) open burning ban was in effect for 47 Georgia counties, including Walton Co., from May 1 through September 30.

All outdoor burning of natural vegetative materials is considered open burning and requires a burn permit from the Georgia Forestry Commission (GFC).

You can obtain one by calling or going online. To learn more about open burning in your county call your local GFC office.

Primary: 1-877-OK2-BURN (+1 877-652-2876)

Apply for a permit online at www.gatrees.org

For more information:  https://epd.georgia.gov/air-protection-branch/open-burning-rules-georgia/summer-open-burning-ban