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Cobb County Fire Marshal's Office


Burning Permit Application

This form is for Bonfires or Large Yard Waste ONLY. You must have the minimum requirements for these permits. Refer to our outdoor burning regulations for more information.​

Please allow 5-7 business days to obtain a permit for a bonfire or large yard waste fire.

Permits are required for:

  • Large yard waste fires: piles larger than 6'x6' and not more than 12'x12', must be 100' from property line, 300' from any structure, limbs not more than 12" diameter. A permit is not required for a fire smaller than a 6’x6’.
  • Bonfires: Bonfires must be 50’ from structures, 100’ from property lines, and completely out by 10:30 p.m.
  • Burning for land clearing (using an air curtain destructor): call (770) 528–8315 for permit information. 


Contact Name:

Address of Burning Area:

Begin Date of Burning:

End Date of Burning: