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***.  Click on the County Name 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

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Benton County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Black Hawk County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

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

The burn ban for Clinton County has been lifted effective April 1, 2021at 12:00 am by Emergency Management Coordinator, Dan Howard.

Burn Ban Request

Burn Ban Proclamation

Burn Ban Lift

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

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

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

The burn ban has been lifted for Kossuth County, effective April 10, 2021 at 8:00 AM, by Kossuth County Emergency Management Coordinator David Penton.

Burn Ban Request

Burn Ban Proclamation

Burn Ban Lift Notice

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

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Madison County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Mahaska County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

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

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

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

A burn ban has be requested for the Fruitland Fire District in Muscatine County effective March 30, 2021 at 12:00 AM by the Fruitland Fire Department Fire Chief, Don Briggs.

Burn Ban Request

Burn Ban Proclamation

Burn Ban Lift Notice

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 

The burn ban has been lifted by Emergency Management Coordinator, Kris Grebert, effective March 18, 2021 at 12:00 PM.

Burn Ban Request

Burn Ban Proclamation

Burn Ban Lift Notice

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

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

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

A burn ban is in effect for Scott County as of March 29, 2021 at 8:00 am by request of Emergency Management Coordinator, Brian Payne.

Burn Ban Request

Burn Ban Proclamation

Burn Ban Lift Notice

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

The burn ban for Worth County will be lifted, effective April 9, 2021 at 8:00 am, by Worth County Sheriff Dan Fank.

Burn Ban Request

Burn Ban Proclamation

Burn Ban Lift Notice

Wright County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.