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Open Burning and Burn Permits

Open Burning and Burn Permits

Open burning of dry leaves, brush and landscape waste is allowed in East Peoria only during designated periods, once each in the spring and fall. Other brush burning times may be announced when warranted, such as after a severe storm.


Spring open burning: April 1-30

Fall open burning: Oct. 15-Nov. 30

OPEN BURNING RULES:

  • Only dry leaves, brush and landscape waste may be burned. Burning of any other items is prohibited.
  • Burning may occur only during daylight hours on non-windy days.
  • The material being burned must be in small piles.
  • The burn must be supervised at all times by a responsible adult.
  • The fire must be completely extinguished when finished.
  • A water source must be nearby.

Residents are asked to check with their neighbors prior to burning brush in case they have health problems which might be affected by smoke, so that an appropriate time to burn can be arranged.

For complete rules, click the following link:

 Open Burning Ordinance       

For more information, call (309) 698-4700 and ask for the assistant fire chief on duty.


Burn Permits

Burning of brush at any time other than open burning season requires a burn permit. Burn permit applications must be approved by Deputy Chief John Knapp, whose office is at East Peoria City Hall, 401 W. Washington St., and can be reached at (309) 427-7675. Cost is $25 per permit.



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