Links to State Programs
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
Health and environmental effects of open burning, state regulations, guides to reducing backyard burning, and other resources.
Office of Revision of Statutes
Open burning regulations.
Department of Natural Resources
Questions and answers about open burning.
Interactive Directory of Environmental Education Resources
"Guide to Reducing Back Yard Burning and On-site Disposal." Helps counties and local governments reduce backyard burning.
Statutes, Chapter 17
Minnesota Statute 17.135 talks about farm disposal of solid waste on-site, including burning.
Links to Local Governments
Burn barrel and open burning rules.
Faribault Fire/Code Division
Open burning ordinance.
of Howard Lake
Waste materials ordinance.
Burning regulations, fines, and frequently asked questions.