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Open Burning Ban Permits

The burn ban for Buchanan County, Iowa will be lifted, effective April 13, 2015 at 11:00 AM.   

Burn Ban Lift Documentation 

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On April 6, 2015, the Office of the State Fire Marshal received a request from Rick Wulfekuhle that the State Fire Marshal prohibit open burning in Buchanan County.  Upon investigation the Fire Marshal finds that conditions in Buchanan County are such that open burning constitutes a danger to life or property.  It is therefore ordered that no person shall engage in open burning in Buchanan County, effective April 6, 2015 at 11:30 a.m.

Open Burn Permit
Burning Ban Instructions
Burn Ban - Iowa Code
Proclamation Buchanan County