New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
Annual Burning Ban
March 16, through May 14, 2013
During this time period, no open burning shall be allowed. Opening burning may be allowed between May 15, and March 15, provided requirements are met and no further bans are in place through local or State regulation.
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) ban on burning begins on March 15, 2012, and continues through May 15, 2012.
This regulation means that there are no open fires allowed during the March 15th to May 15th time period.