Authorized Burning/Fireworks

The Lake Forest Fire Department has authorized the below listed fireworks and prescribed burn (open burn) permits. Prescribed burning contractors are authorized to conduct burning at the specified locations within the date ranges provided. Prior to burning and after burning is complete, contractors call to notify the fire department's shift commander and dispatch services. Firework displays are only authorized to take place on the specified date/time. To obtain a permit, click HERE
Residents are encouraged to call the fire department (non-emergency 847-234-2601) to report unauthorized prescribed burning conducted within Lake Forest.

 Description  Opening Date/Time  Closing Date/Time
FIREWORKS - Friends of Lake Forest
300 N Green Bay Rd
July 04, 2022 9:00 PM July 04, 2022 10:00 PM

FIREWORKS - Onwentsia Club
300 N Green Bay Rd
July 03, 2022 9:00 PM July 03, 2022 10:00 PM

FIREWORKS - Private Residence
NW Corner of Lake Forest
July 02, 2022 9:00 PM July 02, 2022 10:00 PM

OPEN BURN - Lake Forest Open Lands
Multiple Locations (see notes)
March 01, 2022 : November 30, 2022 :

OPEN BURN - Multiple Contractors
Buckthorn Eradication Project
December 15, 2021 : August 15, 2022 :

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