Is open burning illegal?
With a few exceptions, open burning is not permitted in a restricted area.
Restricted areas primarily include:

• within the boundaries of any municipal corporation;

• within corporation limits and a l,000-foot zone outside any municipal corporation having a population of 1,000 to 10,000;

• within corporation limits and a one-mile zone outside any municipal corporation with a population of more than 10,000.

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1. What is open burning?
2. Is open burning illegal?
3. Why do Ohio’s laws prohibit so many kinds of open burning?
4. What types of open burning are permitted?
5. How can I get a copy of my EMS or Fire Report?
6. My smoke/carbon monoxide detector is chirping?