Open Burning

State Burn Ban in Effect May 1 - Sept 30

Within the City of Newark, the following additional regulation is in place:

  • 307.1 Open burning, recreational fire and portable outdoor fireplaces: There shall be no open burning, bonfires, recreational fires, or fires in portable outdoor fireplaces within the City of Newark.
  • Exception: Portable outdoor fireplaces used at detached one-and two family dwellings.

For Regulations covering the entire state of Delaware, please refer to the DNREC Citizens’ Guide to Residential Open Burning