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The Burning of Leaves and Yard Waste is Prohibited

The Burning of Leaves and Yard Waste is Prohibited

Reminding everyone the open burning of yard waste is prohibited. Including burning leaves in portable patio fireplaces or pits.

Due to the ongoing drought conditions, all open burning permits issued in the City of Lee's Summit remain suspended, and it is not recommended to use any other outdoor open-flame appliances.

Please keep everyone safe!

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