Open burning within the city limits of Jacksonville is not permitted without the following criteria of City Ordinance Section 8-79 being met. Open burning includes burning yard waste or household waste in the yard or in burn barrels.
A permit is required from the Fire Chief, the Fire Marshal, or his authorized representative for all fires conducted outside of a building. Permits will not be issued unless the burning operation complies with all state and federal air pollution authority rules. The following exceptions are hereby allowed :
Burning within the City limits outside of what is stated in the ordinance may result in a citation.