Open burning of yard waste materials will be allowed from Nov. 1-24. All burning must take place from 10 a.m. until sundown, is restricted to private property, in the rear of the property and must be supervised at all times.
All burning must be at least 30 feet from any building inhabited by persons other than the landowner or tenant conducting the open burning. The City of Perry encourages residents to find alternative methods to open burning for yard waste disposal.
SAFETY TIPS FOR OPEN BURNING:Never use gasoline, kerosene or any other flammable liquid to start the fire.Do not leave a fire unattended.Have fire extinguishment materials on hand, including a water supply, shovels and rakes.Be prepared to extinguish your fire if the winds pick up.DO NOT delay a call for help – call the Fire Department immediately at the first sign of the fire getting out of control.