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Lake County Board Enacts Emergency Ordinance Temporarily Banning Open Burning in Unincorporated Lake County

  • On May 12, 2020

The Lake County Board passed an emergency ordinance temporarily banning open burning in unincorporated Lake County through June 10, 2020. Recreational fires no larger than 3′ x 3′ x 3′ used for warming, cooking, and other recreational purposes are not included in this ban. More information on the temporary ban and alternatives to burning yard waste can be found at lakecountyil.gov/openburing.