Leaf Burning

It is recommended that burning of leaves and yard waste is every Tuesday and Thursday and on Saturday's from 8am to dusk. Please no burning on Holiday's.

Per Sangamon County Ordinance Code 8.04.360

The following activities are not in violation:

The open burning of landscape waste, but only:

1. On the premises on which such waste is generated.

2. When atmospheric conditions will readily dissipate air contaminants.

3. If such burning does not create a visibility hazard on roadways and railroad tracks.

4. If such burning is more than one thousand feet from a municipality in which open burning of landscape waste is prohibited.