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OPEN BURNING

Most Open Burning is NOT ALLOWED in Lake Havasu City


Open burning in Arizona is highly regulated for both fire safety and air quality. Most open burning is not allowed. There are limited occasions when you may be allowed to burn natural materials; however, the smoke must NOT be a nuisance to your neighbors or cause a vision obstruction. The information on this page will help guide you, but as a general rule:  If your neighbor, the police, or the fire department ask you to stop, you must immediately extinguish your fire. A permit NEVER allows you to continue. PLEASE NOTE: a warming fire is legal and equivalent to an indoor fireplace. The fire department will not restrict a legal action based on a disingenuous nuisance claim. Click on the images below for more information about open burning.

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