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Open burning of grass clippings or leaves.
324.11522 Open burning of grass clippings or leaves.
(1) Beginning on March 28, 1995, the open burning of grass clippings or leaves, or both, is prohibited in any municipality having a population of 7,500 or more, unless specifically authorized by local ordinance, which ordinance shall be reported to the department of natural resources within 30 days of enactment.
(2) This section does not allow a county or municipality to permit open burning of grass clippings or leaves, or both, by an ordinance that would otherwise be prohibited under part 55 or rules promulgated under that part.
History: 1994, Act 451, Eff. Mar. 30, 1995.
Lists of places to get an open burning permit.