OPEN BURNING IN INCORPORATED
AREAS OR JURISDICTIONS OF CLARK COUNTY IS NOT PERMITTED FOR ANY REASON. This is true for Clark, Lake,
Porter and Floyd counties. You may submit an application seeking
approval from IDEM to engage in open burning if there is a need to burn
Information for open burn
variances are available from the IDEM Office of Air Quality.
General Open Burning Guidelines:
Open burning is generally not allowed in Clark County,
especially if the materials to be burned include solid waste. If
you have questions whether the materials you wish to burn or if the
location you wish to burn is permissible, please visit the Indiana
Department of Environmental Management
Page for current regulations. If you are permitted to open
burn please follow IDEM's guidance, inform the Clark County Health
Department at (812) 282-7521 prior to the burn event, and most
importantly be safe!
For a general guidance for open burning in the State of
Indiana, download a
Open Burning Pamphlet from IDEM.