Burn Ban in place for Johnson County

Sheriff's BadgeThe Johnson County Board of Commissioners have enacted an Executive Order placing into effect a Burn Ban for Johnson County…

 The Johnson County Board of Commissioners enacted a local Burn Ban Executive Order which states that pursuant to Indiana Code 10-14-3, that there be no open burning or discarding of matches, ashes, or any burning materials from vehicles within the confines of Johnson County, Indiana.

An exception is made in a notation where the order states “the Board of Commissioners does not with to prohibit previously scheduled ceremonial and celebratory burning events such as bonfires and organized cookouts; however, such events may proceed only if approved and/or monitored by the respective fire departments under which their jurisdiction falls.

For any questions concerning this Commissioners Executive Order, please contact the Johnson County Commissioners Office at 317-736-5000 or contact your local fire Chief.

1 Comment

Vince
August 20, 2012 at 6:56 pm

Lift the burn ban in Johnson County. Want to go camping with a camp fire and cook over an open fire in the backyard.

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