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Burn Ban STILL In Effect
(June 20, 2012)

2012 Burn Ban In Effect

2012 Burn Ban In Effect

Commissioners Enact Burn Ban

On June 19, 2012, the Johnson County Board of Commissioners enacted a local Burn Ban Executive Order which states that pursuant to Indiana Code 10-14-3, that there be no open burning or discarding of matches, ashes, or any burning materials from vehicles within the confines of Johnson County, Indiana. An exception is made in a notation where the order states "the Board of Commissioners does not with to prohibit previously scheduled ceremonial and celebratory burning events such as bonfires and organized cookouts; however, such events may proceed only if approved and/or monitored by the respective fire departments under which their jurisdiction falls.

For any questions concerning this Commissioners Executive Order, please contact the Johnson County Commissioners Office at 317-736-5000 or contact your local fire Chief.

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