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Environmental Protection

Open Burning

One-time approvals for open burning events

DNREC issues approvals for residential, recreational, prescribed, demolition, and agricultural open burning activities. Each approval is for a one-time event. Only items approved for burning in Delaware will be approved to burn. Burning of trash, yard waste, fallen leaves, or debris is never allowed. Open burning activities are restricted during the Summer Ozone Season.

More Information

http://dnrec.delaware.gov/Air/Pages/OpenBurningMain.aspx

Department: DNREC

Division: Air Quality

Office: Area Source Compliance

Term

Approval is issued for one-time use per burn event, routinely covering a burn event starting at 8am and ending by 4pm.

Fee

No fee for approval

Apply Online

No

Applicable Rules and Regulations

http://regulations.delaware.gov/AdminCode/title7/1000/1100/1113.shtml#TopOfPage

Contact

Tom Postell can be contacted by email at tom.postell@state.de.us and by phone at 302 739-9402.

Notice

This search covers most of the frequently requested licenses, certifications, registrations, and filings that the State of Delaware requires. However, this is not a fully exhaustive list of every possible requirement. Please consult with the appropriate state agencies to find out if there are additional requirements you must fulfill.

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