May 1, 2018 - September 30, 2018 @ The Outdoor Burning Ban affects 54 counties in Georgia, including 19 counties in the metro Atlanta area.
The State Mandated Outdoor Burning Ban begins Tuesday, May 1, and is in effect through Sunday, September 30. No burn permits for outdoor burning will be issued during this time. Recreational fires and fires used for cooking are allowed and do not require a permit. For more information, call the Fire Marshal’s Office at 770-631-2526.