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Burning is allowed inside the Louisburg city limits on Friday and Saturday only. Although burn permits are not required for City of Louisburg residents, you must call the Miami County Sheriff's Office at 913-294-3232 option 4, prior to any burning.
The permit process is changing for rural Miami County residents effective Jan. 1, 2022. Permits are required for those persons that reside outside Louisburg city limits in Rural Fire District #1. A permit application may be found on the Miami County website under the Important Link section on the home page. There is no charge for a permit but persons who wish to burn are required to call the Miami County Sheriff’s Office prior to burning at 913-294-3232 option 4. A permit is valid annually. Please call the Miami County Sheriff’s Office at the number above each and every time you plan to burn.
Burning is allowed 1 hour after sunrise and 1 hour after sunset. A responsible party must remain at the burn location for the duration of the burn. Additional regulations are available on the permit.
Additional Open Burning Restrictions and Requirements for all County residents regardless of where they live:
Applicant/person conducting the burn within the unincorporated part of the County can be fined $250 for loss in control of the fire.
A violator may also be assessed all cost incurred by the fire department(s) extinguishing the fire upon which the violator is convicted.
Miami County Fire District's 1 and 2 along with Miami County Government will not be held liable for any damages caused by the burning procedure.
State imposed burning bans negate any issued burn permits for the duration of the burn ban.
Burning shall be prohibited while the following NWS weather advisories are in effect: Red Flag Warning, Fire Weather Watch, Wind Advisory, High Wind Watch, High Wind Warning.
Additional regulations specific to City of Louisburg: