Are we allowed to burns leaves and other debris in the backyard?

Open burning is not allowed in the City except for food preparation and for certain controlled business operations. Call the Fire Department at 610-250-6771.

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1. When do I need a permit?
2. What do I do if a building seems unsafe and requires repairs and maintenance?
3. What if a neighboring yard is full of high weeds, along with weeds in gutters and tree wells, or the street trees have dangerous or broken limbs?
4. What if there is a "nuisance house" on the street and it is the source of all kinds of problems?
5. What if I live in an apartment that is infested with roaches?
6. What if my landlord doesn't provide smoke detectors in our building?
7. What should I do if garbage and debris is piling up on the lot or yard next door?
8. What should I do if a neighbor's home burglar alarm rings for hours?
9. Are we allowed to burns leaves and other debris in the backyard?
10. What should I do if I see garbage cans placed at the curb all the time?
11. What do I do about litter?
12. What about garbage that is overflowing and smells?
13. What about owners that don't clean up after dogs?