State-Wide 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.

BURN BAN IN EFFECT FOR:

AUDUBON COUNTY

CALHOUN COUNTY

CASS COUNTY

CLAY COUNTY

EMMET COUNTY

POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTY

SAC COUNTY

SCOTT COUNTY

WEBSTER COUNTY

 

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

Adair County  ***BURN BAN LIFTED***

A burn ban is lifted for Adair County as of September 14, 2020 at 12:00 pm by Emergency Management Coordinator Robert Kempf.

Burn Ban Request

Burn Ban Proclamation Notice

Burn Ban Lift Notice

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  ***BURN BAN IN EFFECT***

A burn ban is in effect for Audubon County as of September 2, 2020 at 12:00 am by Audubon Fire Chief Tyler Thygesen.

Burn Ban Request

Burn Ban Proclamation Notice

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  ***BURN BAN IN EFFECT***

A burn ban is in effect for Calhoun County as of August 31, 2020 at 12:00 pm by Emergency Management Coordinator Shane Voith.

Burn Ban Request

Burn Ban Proclamation Notice

Carroll County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Cass County  ***BURN BAN IN EFFECT***

A burn ban is in effect for Cass County as of September 3, 2020 at 5:00 pm by Emergency Management Coordinator Mike Kennon.

Burn Ban Request

Burn Ban Proclamation Notice

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  ***BURN BAN IN EFFECT***

A burn ban is in effect for Clay County as of August 20, 2020 at 9:00 am by Spencer Fire Chief John Conyn.

Burn Ban Request

Burn Ban Proclamation Notice

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 ***BURN BAN LIFTED***

A burn ban is lifted for the City of Desoto as of September 14, 2020 at 1:00 am by Desoto Fire Chief John Booth.

Burn Ban Request

Burn Ban Proclamation Notice

Burn Ban Lift Notice

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  ***BURN BAN IN EFFECT***

A burn ban is in effect for Emmet County as of August 31, 2020 at 12:00 am by Emergency Management Coordinator Travis Sheridan.

Burn Ban Request

Burn Ban Proclamation Notice

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  ***BURN BAN LIFTED***

A burn ban is lifted for Guthrie County as of September 14, 2020 at 12:00 pm by Emergency Management Coordinator Robert Kempf

Burn Ban Request

Burn Ban Proclamation Notice

Burn Ban Lift Notice

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

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

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Madison County

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Mahaska County  ***BURN BAN LIFTED***

A burn ban is lifted for Mahaska County as of September 11, 2020 at 2:30 pm by Emergency Management Coordinator Jamey Robinson.

Burn Ban Request

Burn Ban Proclamation Notice

Burn Ban Lift Notice

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  ***BURN BAN LIFTED***

The burn ban is lifted for Muscatine County as of September 8, 2020 at 12:00 pm by Emergency Management Coordinator Brian Wright.

Burn Ban Request

Burn Ban Proclamation Notice

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

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

There are currently no burn bans reported for this county.

Pottawattamie County  ***BURN BAN IN EFFECT***

A burn ban is in effect for Pottawattamie County as of September 1, 2020 at 5:00 pm by Emergency Management Coordinator Doug Reed.

Burn Ban Request

Burn Ban Proclamation Notice

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  ***BURN BAN IN EFFECT***

A burn ban is in effect for Sac County as of September 9, 2020 at 2:30 pm by Emergency Management Coordinator Jim Bullock.

Burn Ban Request

Burn Ban Proclamation Notice

Scott County   ***BURN BAN LIFTED*** 

The burn ban is lifted for Scott County as of September 9, 2020 at 12:00 pm by Emergency Management Coordinator Brian Payne.

Burn Ban Request

Burn Ban Proclamation Notice

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  ***BURN BAN IN EFFECT***

A burn ban is in effect for Webster County as of September 1, 2020 at 6:00 am by Emergency Management Coordinator Dylan Hagen.

Burn Ban Request

Burn Ban Proclamation Notice

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.