Is open burning allowed within the City of Wheaton corporate limits?

City Code prohibits general open burning of yard waste, garbage or other materials. Controlled burning of plants may be allowed if you obtain proper permits both the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency and the City of Wheaton. Recreational and food-related fires are allowed if conducted within commercial/approved containers such as grills. Small ground camp/bonfires require a special permit from the Fire Department. For more information, see Chapter 54, Article IV, Open Burning.

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2. Is open burning allowed within the City of Wheaton corporate limits?
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5. How do I schedule a public education event, station tour, or car seat safety check?
6. Whom do I contact with questions regarding fire prevention matters or code, permit, or plan review questions?
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8. Why do firefighters and emergency medical personnel shop at the local grocery store while on duty?
9. Why do firefighters and emergency medical personnel respond with lights and sirens to calls?
10. Why do firefighters and emergency medical personnel remain on the scene once a medical patient is moved to the back of the ambulance?
11. Why do firefighters cut holes in a roof or break windows during firefighting?
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14. Does the Fire Department offer household hazardous waste disposal?
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