Burn Ban Lifted

Press Release:

May 18, 2020~Outdoor Burning Ban in Green County Rescinded
Based upon a recommendation from the Green County Fire Officer’s Association, effective immediately, Green County’s Ban on outdoor burning has been rescinded.

The recent precipitation improved conditions considerably, and we have a high degree of confidence that our community will exercise caution while burning outdoors and will do so responsibly!

Jeff Skatrud, Green County Sheriff

Just a reminder to be compliant with the following Village of Albany Burning Ordinance #01-03:

Burning of small amounts of dry combustible rubish (NOT to include wet combustible rubish, garbage, oily substances, asphalt, plastic or rubber products) in single-family residences during the hours of 6:00am – 6:00pm on Monday through Friday; 6:00am – 1:00pm on Saturdays and Sundays.  NO flame or smoke is allowed after the ending time of each day.  Burning of nonoffensive materials in a wire refuse burner, basket or metal enclosure with a cover attached to prevent the escape of sparks and burning materials, located a miniumum of 25 feet from a building; only ONE burner is permited per lot.