The Georgia Department of Natural Resources has issued a ban on open burning from May 1 to September 30 of each year.
Cobb County and 53 other counties are affected by the ban. Cobb’s Fire and Emergency Services are responsible for enforcing the ban in the unincorporated parts of the county, and the cities of Acworth, Kennesaw and Powder Springs.
The ban prohibits open burning of leaves, tree limbs, other yard waste, forest land or use air curtain destructors for land clearing.
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