The burn ban has been lifted for Rutherford County

11/21/2023- The city/county burn ban has been lifted, except for commercial burning within the City of Murfreesboro.  City Commercial burn permits will be reevaluated on Monday, Nov. 27.

Commercial burning in the county requires a permit at all times.  County Commercial burn permits can be applied for immediately now that the ban is lifted. 

Burn Ban

Burn Ban

City/County issue a burn ban due to on-going drought conditions

Burn Ban Lifted

Ban lifted

10/03/2023      Rutherford County has lifted its burn ban as of this morning. 

Residents should remember that open burning permits are required through the TN Department of Forestry beginning October 15th.