Open burning is permitted for the disposal of leaves located on the premises of private property by the residents of such property, provided the following conditions are met, view the Leaf Burning Regulations (PDF).
Permit Required Burning
A burning permit is required for all other open burning within York County. Open burning by permit may be permissible for the disposal of debris/waste resulting from the development or modification of roads and highways, parking areas, railroad tracks, pipelines, power and communication lines, buildings or building areas, sanitary landfills, and/or from any other clearing operation which may be approved by an authorized representative of the Department of Fire and Life Safety, provided the following conditions are met:
You may deliver the Application for Open Burning Permit Monday through Friday 8:15 a.m. to 5 p.m., except holidays to Fire Administration (Public Safety Building) located at:
301 Goodwin Neck Road
Yorktown, VA 23692