City leaf burning announced

November 6, 2018

MT. VERNON — City ordinances allow limited leaf burning throughout the year, including the second full week of November.

Burning will be allowed Monday, Nov. 12 through Sunday, Nov. 18 from sunrise to sunset. No burning is allowed on any public street, public sidewalk, drainage ditch within the public right-of-way or on any manhole cover or property of another without written permission.

All types of fires must be physically attended by a person at least 18 years of age at all times. Burning of any kind may be prohibited during a permitted leaf burning period by order of the Fire Chief due to high winds, dry conditions or other factors.