Open Burning Permits

Please note that if you live inside of a municipality the following ordinances apply.
(If you have a question about open burning please call you local fire department.)
Forest City;
NO open burning per ordinance 8-6
Lake Lure;
Burning is permitted by permit only. Permit must be obtained at the Lake Lure fire department per ordinance 31.12
Rutherfordton;
NO open burning
Spindale;
Burning is permitted by permit only. Permits should be obtained at the Spindale fire department.
 Outside of the manicipality's a burning permit can be obtained by visting the North Carolina Forest service website.
http://ncforestservice.gov/burn_permits/burn_permits_main.htm