Open burning of material is prohibited in Montgomery County except under certain circumstances. In these cases, a permit is required from the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and/or strict guidelines must be followed. Please refer to the link below for information about open burning in the County, including how to apply for a burn permit or file a complaint about illegal burning.
Online customers wishing to apply for a burn permit or file a complaint about open burning may do so by clicking on the "Create Service Request" button below. Please complete all required fields, and provide any information that will help DEP address the issue in the "Additional Information" box.
An investigator from DEP will typically contact the requestor within 3 business days, although resolution of the issue may take longer depending on the circumstances of the case.