Village of Diamond

Opening Burning Ordinance Amended

The Village Board Of Commissioners have approved an amendment to Ordinance Chapter 95:  Fire Prevention and Protection-Open Burning.

As stated in Ordinance:  NO BURNING OF GRASS IS ALLOWED.

Amendments are as follows:

The open burning of leaves, tree trimmings, and branches shall be permitted from October 1 to November 30, provided such open burning shall be subject to the following restrictions:

  1.  Open burning shall occur only on the property upon which the leaves, tree trimmings, and branches waste was generated.
  2. Opening burning of leaves, tree trimmings and branches is permitted only on the weekdays between the hours of 10:00am and 7:00pm and weekend days between 9:00am and 7:00pm
  3. There shall be no open burning of leaves, tree trimmings and branches within 48 hours after any rainfall of more than one-half (1/2) inch precipitation