Residential outdoor open burning is regulated by the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality and the North Carolina Forest Service, depending upon the location and type of burning.

Information and rules promulgated by these departments for open burning can be found at the links below:
For further information regarding the air quality regulations, contact:
North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality – Raleigh Regional Office
919-791-4200
 
For further information regarding forest regulations, contact:
North Carolina Forest Service – Raleigh Regional Office
919-841-4046
 
If any information is needed from Wake County Fire Services, please contact us at:
Wake County Fire Services
331 S. McDowell St.
Raleigh, NC 27601
919-856-6340