State Burning Laws and Rules

Contact: Jenifer Dixon (517) 284-6892
Agency: Environmental Quality

Michigan Air Pollution Control Rules and Part 115 (Solid Waste) Rules

Part 115 (Solid Waste Management) of Act 451

  • Section 324.11522: Open burning of grass clippings or leaves; open burning of household waste; open burning of wooden fruit or vegetable storage bins; burning of United States flag.

Part 515: Prevention and Suppression of Forest Fires of Act 451

  • Section 324.51501: Definitions
  • Section 324.51503: Burning Permits, Conditions
  • Section 324.51503b: Prescribed Burning; Liability; Requirements
  • Section 324.51504: Acts Prohibited
  • Section 324.51507: Extreme Fire Hazard Conditions; Proclamation by Governor as to Use of Fire; Prohibited Acts
  • Section 324.51508: Emergency Assistance; Persons Subject to Call; Compensation; Refusal; Penalty
  • Section 324.51509: Fire Suppression Expenses; Liability; Determination; Collection of Claim; Actions
  • Section 324.51510: Prohibited Acts; Exception
  • Section 324.51511: Department of Natural Resources Officer, Employee, or Agent; Right of Entry
  • Section 324.51512: Violation of Part or Rule; Penalty

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