6385 Home Road
Delaware, OH 43015
Tel: 740-881-5338
Fax: 740-881-5428

Jason Haney, Trustee
(614) 499-6740

Joe Garrett, Trustee
(614) 206-4829

Bart Johnson, Trustee
(614) 519-3009

Jill M. Davis, Fiscal Officer
(740) 881-5338

Recreational Fires

These requirements are for campfires and outdoor fireplace equipment; whether for cooking food for human consumption or similar purposes, the following conditions must be met:

  1. Fire shall be fueled with clean, seasoned firewood, natural or LP gas or any clean burning fuel with emissions that are equivalent to or lower than those created from the burning of seasoned firewood.
  2. Fires shall have a total fuel area of three feet or less in diameter; pits shall be no deeper than two feet.
  3. Fires shall not take place when atmospheric conditions will not readily dissipate contaminants, such as during an Air Quality Alert.
  4. (A) Manufactured fireplaces or similar devices shall be a minimum of 25 feet from any structure or wood deck.
    (B)  Fires in pits shall be a minimum of 50 feet from any structure or wood deck.
  5. All fires shall be constantly attended until the fire is extinguished.
  6. A minimum of one portable fire extinguisher with a minimum of a 4-A rating or other onsite fire is extinguished.

If the Concord Township Fire Department receives a complaint of your fire, we will ask that the fire be extinguished.

Please contact the Concord Township Fire Department at at 740.881.5997 if you have any additional questions.