Open Burn Rules and Regulations

Open burning is regulated by the Village of Johnstown within its corporate limits, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, and the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency.

As a basic rule, open burning is prohibited within the corporate limits of the Village of Johnstown and within 1000 feet of a residence in more rural areas. The burning of trash is always prohibited.

Additional information can be found at:
Village of Johnstown’s codes on open burning

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