Burning Requirements and Fire Code

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Within the city limits of Marion open burning is not allowed. However, a recreational fire that is in a fire pit, outdoor fireplace, chimnea, portable fire pit or grill is permitted as long as the following guidelines are met: 

If a complaint is received by the Marion Fire Department about a recreational fire producing smoke that is a nuisance to neighbors, the Marion Fire Department will respond and evaluate the situation. If the Fire Department deems it is a valid complaint, the fire must then be extinguished.

Pits (open burning with no spark arrester)
Outdoor Fireplaces, Chimneas, Portable Fire Pits (with spark arresters)
Charcoal/Propane Grills
Marion Township Open Burning Requirements
Marion Fire Code (Chapter 164)