Residential outdoor open burning is regulated by the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality and the North Carolina Forest Service, depending upon the location and type of burning.
Information and rules promulgated by these departments for open burning can be found at the links below:
For further information regarding the air quality regulations, contact:
North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality – Raleigh Regional Office
For further information regarding forest regulations, contact:
North Carolina Forest Service – Raleigh Regional Office: 919-841-4046
Orange County Forest Service – Orange County Office: 919-732-8152