Open Burning

Plain Township Fire Department Restricted Burn Area

click here for printable map.

Open burning in Ohio is regulated by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Violation of the law can result in substantial penalties. Click here to view and print  the EPA’s Open Burning Regulations.

For general question contact Fire Marshal Terry Guthrie at or 614.855.7370.

Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) brochure:Ohio’s Fire Laws: What you need to know about ODNR’S fire laws before conducting prescribed fires & open burns in Ohio. ODNR, Division of Forestry.

Restricted Burn Area Map

blue square Denotes restricted burn area.

1000 ft buffer around New Albany

1 mile buffer around Columbus, Gahanna, Pataskala and Westerville