person shall burn or cause to be burned any papers, leaves,
shavings, rubbish, or other combustible matter on any street,
alley or other piece of land in the city, without notice to and
permission from the Chief of the Department. In no event shall
such burning be done or permitted within twenty (20) feet of any
wooden building, fence or structure, or without the supervision
of a person twenty-one (21) years of age.
that are issued burn permits are responsible for contacting
air pollution control at 304-238-1220.
Fire Seasons are March 1-May 31 and October 1-December 31.
burning during Forest Fire Season between the hours of 7
A.M. 5 P.M.
MUST be attended at ALL
water source or other approved source of extinguishing of
fire shall be available.
made materials are NOT
permitted to be burned: These include but are not limited to
household trash, rubber, plastics, asbestos containing
materials and building materials.
vegetative matter is permitted to be burned: brush, grass,
leaves, limbs, trunks, and stumps (8 inches before
splitting) ARE permitted to be burned.
shall be COMPLETELY EXTINGUISHED and not allowed to smolder before being left
burn permit violations can result in a fine of $500.00
is NEVER legal to impact your neighbors with smoke, ash, or odors.
Always consider the time of day, proximity to others, type
of material, wind direction, and other weather conditions
such as air stagnation.
the City of Moundsville Fire Department for any advice of
concerns you may have about outdoor burning in the City.
Moundsville Fire Department
Bureau of Fire Prevention
804 Sixth Street
Moundsville, WV 26041
City Hall Fire
City of Moundsville