Burning Ban Lifted
The butning ban that was initiated by Judge Executive Stevens has been lifted, however the State EPA's burning ban is still in effect until October 1, 2012. Please also note that on October 1, the KY Division of Forestry's burning restrictions will take effect which state "During fire seasons, it is illegal to burn anything within 150 feet of any woodland or brushland between the hours of 6 AM to 6 PM." The fall fire season is from October 1st to December 15th. If you have any questions about this, please contact your local fire department, or by calling the Kentucky Division of Forestry at 502-564-4496
Please Read a public service announcement issued by Director Brent Webster about the upcoming
severe heat, how to prepare for it, how to recognise heat illnesses, and how to stay safe. Read More
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As of August 2011, Our offices have moved from our previous location at 1409 Blackburn Ave, Ashland, to The Old Courthouse located at 2800 Louisa St, Catlettsburg. Also, Please note that our telephone and fax numbers have changed as well, you can now reach us at 606-739-0127 and send facsimile to 606-739-0025. Thank You.