Outside Burning Update 10/06/20

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  • Translated: Arabic

Effective Tuesday, October 6, 2020, the ban on all Category I and II Open Burning has been lifted. This shall not apply to camp fires within the Boston Lot Conservation Area. The ban on Category III permits shall remain in effect until further notice.

Category I Fire Permit means a small controlled fire, such as a camp or cooking fire, not greater than 2 feet in diameter contained within a ring of fire resistive material or in a portable fireplace. The fire shall be at least 25 feet from any structure. A Category I fire, conditions permitting, may be kindled with a permit at any time of day whether raining or not.

Category II Fire Permit means a controlled fire, such as a camp or cooking fire, no greater than 4 feet in diameter contained within a ring of fire resistive material or in a portable fireplace. The fire shall be at least 50 feet from any structure. A category II fire permit, conditions permitting, may only be kindled with a permit between the hours of 5 p.m. and 9 a.m. unless it is actually raining.

Category III Fire Permit (currently prohibited) means any other fire, not a category I or II fire or a fire greater than 4 feet in diameter or a fire not contained within a ring of fire resistive material. The fire shall be at least 50 feet from any structure. A category III fire, conditions permitting, may only be kindled with a permit between the hours of 5 p.m. and 9 a.m. unless it is actually raining.

For more information about Open Burning in the City of Lebanon, please visit https://LebanonNH.gov/BurnPermit. For questions about this notice, please contact the Lebanon Fire Department at 603-448-8810.

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