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What are the laws regarding burning leaves or trash inside the city limits?

​The state of Georgia has restrictions on open burning that can be viewed at the following links: Open Burning Rules and What You Can Burn

​Furthermore, Crisp County has additional restrictions:

  • No Summer Burn (May 1-September 30)
  • Burn Permit Required (Online:  By Phone: 1-877-OK2-BURN)
  • Fires should not be initiated before 8AM and should be completely extinguished before dark

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