Open Burning Permits
(If you have a question about open burning, please call your local fire department.)
Town of Forest City:
NO open burning per ordinance 8-6
Town of Lake Lure:
Burning is permitted by permit only. Permit must be obtained at the Lake Lure fire department per ordinance 31.12
Town of Rutherfordton:
NO open burning
Town of Spindale:
Burning is permitted by permit only. Permits should be obtained at the Spindale fire department.
Outside of municipalities, a burning permit can be obtained online by visiting the North Carolina Forest Service website below.