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Know the Laws.

Local governments and municipalities may have their own restrictions on open burning where you live. Check your local regulations before conducting any legal open burning. Remember that any type of household garbage is illegal to burn in South Carolina. Here are several web resources to help you learn more about local ordinances or restrictions.

When visiting these sites, you may need to look for key words to find the appropriate open burning ordinance or regulation. Here are some key words to look for at the site appropriate for where you live:

Open Burning
Outdoor Burning
Burning Rubbish
Fire Limits
Fire Prevention
Fire Protection

Statewide Laws and Regulations: