A burn ban is in place for Gwinnett County through Sept. 30.
The outdoor open burning ban prohibits the burning of yard and land clearing debris.
The following types of outdoor open burning are still allowed, provided the proper permits are obtained:
- Fires for agricultural practices in areas zoned RA-200/residential agricultural or a Forestry Service prescribed burn.
- All bonfires for activities sponsored by educational, civic, religious or other groups for the purpose of celebration are required to be permitted.
The use of campfires and BBQ grills is still allowed and does not require a permit.
For more information, call Gwinnett County Fire and Emergency Services at 678-518-4980.