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Burning Ordinances

Different areas within the Greater Round Lake Fire Protection District have established specific rules and requirements for burning within their communities.  Be sure to check the ordinances in your location before undertaking any burning activities.

We recommend that you also bookmark our site and check back periodically for updates to these ordinances, as well as the other helpful information and resources we will be providing.

Village Allowed? Limited to... Dates/Times Other Info
Round Lake  Yes  Recreational/Cooking Year-round/None Not on street. Min. 20 feet from structures 
Leaves, twigs Except Sundays
Round Lake Beach  Yes  Recreational/Cooking Year-round/None Not on street. Min. 15 feet from structures 
No other Allowed N/A
Round Lake Heights  Yes  Recreational/Cooking Year-round/None 3'x3'x3' max. Min. 15 feet from structures 
No other Allowed N/A
Round Lake Park  Yes  Recreational/Cooking Year-round/None None 
Only Leaves Sept 1st - Dec 1st
Hainesville  Yes  Recreational/Cooking Year-round/None Permit required. 50 feet from structure. No wet material. No inversions. 
Other by permit only Permit. 10am - 4pm.
Lake County  Yes  Recreational/Cooking Year-round/None Permit required. 50 feet from structure. Only seasoned firewood for bonfires. 5'x5'x5' max. 
Other by permit only Year-round/3hr max.