Commercial burns in the City of Fayetteville require a Commercial Burn Permit, which require an inspection by the Fayetteville Fire Marshal's Office. Call 479-444-3448, Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. to schedule an inspection.
The following conditions must be met:
Burning material must be a minimum of 50 feet from any structure
Area must be cleared around burn piles
Piles determined by the Fire Marshal to be too large must be broken into smaller piles
Means of extinguishment must be available and ready to use (water or heavy equipment)
Fire must always be attended by a responsible person
Fires must be extinguished by dusk, no burning through the night
Burning will only be allowed when the air quality index as determined by the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality is Good (Green) or Moderate (Yellow). Click here for current air quality index.
A Commercial Burn Permit may be revoked for any of the following reasons:
An offense is caused to neighbors near the fire
Weather conditions change, creating possible hazards
Smoke blowing across road or highway creates a hazard