Statewide Open Burning Bans

The State Fire Marshal provides information for bans on open burning put in place by local Fire Departments and Emergency Management Coordinators working together to prevent fires. 

For specific questions about bans on open burning in your community, please contact your local Fire Department or Emergency Management office. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Open Burn Ban Iowa Code Section 100.40

For local fire departments and emergency management coordinators: To request we post information regarding a burn ban in your area, please complete the burn ban request form and email it to sfmburnbans@dps.state.ia.us or call 515.725.6145.

 

Notice of open burning bans are indicated with the text ***BURN BAN IN EFFECT*** beside the county name.  Click on the county name below for details.

ACTIVE BURN BAN MAP-Refer to Burn Ban Requests and Proclamations Below for Details

Adair County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Adams County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Allamakee County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Appanoose County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Audubon County

The burn ban for Audubon County has been lifted effective July 12, 2021 at 12:00 PM, at the request of Audubon Fire & Rescue Chief Tyler Thygesen.

Burn Ban Request

Burn Ban Proclamation

Burn Ban Lift Notice

Benton County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Black Hawk County

The burn ban for portions of Black Hawk County (Evansdale, La Porte City, and Hudson fire districts) has been lifted as of June 25, 2021 at 9:00 AM, at the request of Emergency Management Coordinator Mindy Benson.

Burn Ban Request

Burn Ban Proclamation

Burn Ban Lift Notice

Boone County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Bremer County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Buchanan County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Buena Vista County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Butler County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Calhoun County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Carroll County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Cass County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Cedar County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Cerro Gordo County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Cherokee County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Chickasaw County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Clarke County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Clay County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Clayton County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Clinton County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Crawford County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Dallas County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Davis County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Decatur County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Delaware County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Des Moines County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Dickinson County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Dubuque County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Emmet County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Fayette County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Floyd County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Franklin County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Fremont County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Greene County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Grundy County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Guthrie County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Hamilton County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Hancock County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Hardin County

The burn ban for Hardin County has been lifted as of June 27, 2021 at 2:45 PM, at the request of Emergency Management Coordinator Thomas Craighton.

Burn Ban Request

Burn Ban Proclamation

Burn Ban Lift Notice

Harrison County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Henry County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Howard County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Humboldt County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Ida County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Iowa County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Jackson County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Jasper County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Jefferson County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Johnson County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Jones County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Keokuk County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Kossuth County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Lee County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Linn County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Louisa County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Lucas County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Lyon County  

The burn ban for Lyon County has been lifted as of July 16, 2021 at 2:00 PM, at the request of Emergency Management Coordinator Arden Kopischke.

Burn Ban Request

Burn Ban Proclamation

Burn Ban Lift Notice

Madison County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Mahaska County  ***BURN BAN IN EFFECT***

A burn ban has been requested for Mahaska County, effective July 26, 2021 at 6:00 PM, by EMA/911 Administrator Jamey A. Robinson.

Burn Ban Request

Burn Ban Proclamation

Marion County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Marshall County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Mills County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Mitchell County 

The burn ban for Mitchell County has been lifted effective July 1, 2021 at 10:00 AM at the request of Emergency Management Coordinator Kris O. Olson.

Burn Ban Request

Burn Ban Proclamation

Burn Ban Lift Notice

Monona County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Monroe County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Montgomery County 

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Muscatine County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

O'Brien County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Osceola County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Page County 

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Palo Alto County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Plymouth County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Pocahontas County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Polk County 

The burn ban for Polk County has been lifted, effective July 13, 2021 at 8:00 AM, requested by August Geisinger, Deputy Emergency Management Coordinator, on behalf of  A. J. Mumm, Polk County Emergency Management Coordinator.

Burn Ban Request

Burn Ban Proclamation

Burn Ban Lift Notice

Pottawattamie County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Poweshiek County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Ringgold County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Sac County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Scott County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Shelby County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Sioux County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Story County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Tama County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Taylor County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Union County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Van Buren County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Wapello County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Warren County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Washington County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Wayne County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Webster County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Winnebago County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Winneshiek County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Woodbury County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Worth County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Wright County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.