The burning of trees, brush and stumps continues to be allowed by the Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD) through May 31, 2020.
Outdoor open burning still requires a permit from the Georgia Forestry Commission. Permits for hand-piled, natural vegetation collected on site can be obtained online at GaTrees.org or by calling 1-877-OK2-BURN.
Burning of vegetative debris should be conducted between 10:00 a.m. and one hour before dark.
The seasonal burn ban takes effect June 1st and runs through September 30th.