The Bartow County Fire Department will be lifting the temporary burn ban effective 12/7/16 at 9AM due to recent rains. Should conditions warrant it, the ban may be reinstated at a later time. Previous burn regulations are still in effect. You must obtain a permit before burning. If you live in unincorporated areas of the county, go to

to obtain a permit from Ga. Forestry and follow their regulations, if you live inside any of the municapalities other than Cartersville call the local fire station to obtain a permit by phone. You can only burn natural vegetation, piles must be no larger than 6′ X 6′, and cannot be left unattended.