1. When can I burn my brush pile?

If you are conducting a controlled burn anywhere in Jefferson County, you must first: contact the Jefferson County Communications Center at 304-725-8484 to obtain the current burning regulations, and to register the address location where you will be burning.

  • CAUTION: you may be billed for deployment of emergency equipment should you not call first!

Permitted hours 7AM-5PM  NOT during burning season.
Your brush pile fire must be completely extinguished by 7AM
Burn only vegetative materials such as leaves, brush and yard clippings are permitted to be burned.

Burning Season:

CONTROLLED BURN – AFTER 5 PM and must be entirely out by 7AM
The periods of each year between March 1 and May 31, inclusive, and October 1 and December 31, inclusive, are designated as Forest Fire Seasons

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