The fire marshal must issue a permit prior to any type of burning. A site inspection must be conducted before a permit is issued. For more information, contact the Office of the Fire Marshal at (912) 876-4170 or (912) 876-4145. Commercial Permits
Burning yard debris in the city limits of Hinesville requires that a burn permit be obtained from the Hinesville Fire Department on the day you intend to burn. To obtain a permit you must complete the online Residential Burn Permit Form. If you are having trouble completing the form or have questions, call (912) 876-4143 during normal business hours (Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.) on the day you intend to burn to determine if permits are being issued. This online permit is for citizens that live within the corporate limits of the City of Hinesville. If you live outside the limits of the City of Hinesville, please contact Georgia Forestry at (912) 884-3331.