Burning is permitted in the Township on Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fires should be attended at all times and completely extinguished after burning is completed. No such fires shall be closer than twenty-five (25) feet from any building or from any adjoining property line.

Prohibited Items

Items prohibited to be burned under township ordinance include non-combustible materials and rubbish, trash, garbage, rubber, or any material that will cause unreasonable smoke or unreasonable odors. Furthermore, out-of-door fires shall not include leaves, leaf waste, and materials the Township has designated for separation and recycling.

If you have questions about South Union Township burn ordinances, please call the Township office at 724-438-5480 or send us a message.