What is Open Burning? "Open burning" is the burning of unwanted materials such as paper, trees, brush, leaves, grass, and other debris where smoke and other emissions are released directly into the air. During open burning, air pollutants do not pass through a chimney or stack and/or combustion of solid waste is not adequately controlled. Open burning pollutes the air and poses a forest fire hazard.The air pollution created by open burning can irritate eyes and lungs, obscure visibility, soil nearby surfaces, create annoying odors or pose other nuisance or health threats. Because of the problems created by this activity, state and local laws prohibit open burning of many materials. Many people are either unaware of the regulations or unsure about which regulations apply to them. The following information will help identify the problems, regulations. sources of information, and alternatives to open burning.
D E Q Open Burning Regulations in Michigan

Arlington Township Hall is located on the corner of 34th ave. and 52nd street at 52022 34th Avenue, Bangor, Michigan 49013 Township Board Meetings are held at the Hall on the third Wednesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. The Mailing address of the Township is 48030 County Road 673, Lawrence, MI 49064