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Marietta Burn Ban Lifted

The city picks up residents' yard clippings each Wednesday, but if you burn them instead, follow the Marietta Fire Department's conditions.

Marietta Burn Ban Lifted

The 2012-2013 burn season has begun. The city picks up residents' yard clippings each Wednesday, but if you burn them instead, follow the Fire Department's conditions.

To burn yard debris

  • Consider wind/weather conditions
  • Only twigs, leaves and pine straw can be burned. (Exception is recreational burns)
  • Must be 50 feet from a structure
  • Must have a water hose at the fire
  • Must be attended by an adult at all times
  • Cannot burn before 10 a.m. and must be extinguished one hour before sunset
  • Call Marietta Fire Prevention at 770-794-5466 or visit  http://www.mariettaga.gov/city/fire/prevention/burnpermit each day before burning for different permit number. If you don't know on Friday that you will burn over the weekend, you must call and leave a message that you intend to burn.
  • May be asked to extinguish by fire department if smoke becomes nuisance

More info: Marietta Fire Department, 770-794-5466

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