Burn Permit

If you’re planning to conduct controlled burns within the Shepherdsville area, we’re here to assist you in ensuring the safety of both your property and the surrounding environment. Please fill out the following information to apply for a burn permit:

Special Notes

Fire Hazard Season: Please be aware that from October 1 to December 15 and from February 15 to April 30, burning within 150 feet of any woodland area is allowed only between 6 p.m. and 6 a.m.

“Non-Attainment” Counties: Between May and September, there are further restrictions on open burning in specific counties. These counties include Boone, Boyd, Bullitt, Campbell, Jefferson, Kenton, Lawrence, and Oldham. These areas were previously designated as “non-attainment” for ozone and/or particulate matter.

Your safety and the safety of our community are of paramount importance to us. By obtaining a burn permit and adhering to the guidelines set forth, you contribute to minimizing the risk of uncontrolled fires and environmental damage. We appreciate your cooperation in helping us maintain a safe and thriving Shepherdsville.

Please fill out the burn permit application accurately and thoroughly. Once submitted, our team will review your application and get back to you promptly. Thank you for your responsible approach to controlled burning, and for being a responsible steward of our environment.

Burn Permit Application Form


Burn Information

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Burn Start Time(Required)
Burn End Time(Required)
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