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The City of Batavia Municipal Code sets out the rules for open burning. To summarize the following rules apply within the Batavia city limits:
Burning the following items is never allowed:
For fires that are allowed, the following rules apply:
If you live in the city, along with everything listed above, you will also have to follow Kane County’s open burn ordinance. Those rules include:
If you live in the Batavia Fire District, (if you have a red sign in front of your property with your address on it) you are allowed to burn landscape waste. Landscape waste is defined as all accumulations of grass or shrubbery cuttings, leaves, flowers, and weeds. Brush means tree trunks, limbs, branches, and twigs. For more information on Kane County restrictions and exemptions visit countyofkane.org.
If you have any questions related to open burning, please call the Batavia Fire Department at 630-454-2100.