Illegal Burning & Dumping


Burning  - State Law prohibits burning of Household waste as per rules and regulations found in the I.D.A.P.A code 16.01.01 sec:603 and 611 This includes burn barrels.

IDEQ PSA Video: Illegal Open Burning

IDEQ's "Light It Right" Open Burning Guidelines

Improper dumping is not only prohibited, but violators will also be responsible for the cost of cleanup as per Idaho Code 31-4410.   This is very unsightly and costly for the County.

Contaminated soils will not to be accepted at any landfill other than a municipal solid waste landfill that is permitted to accept such waste.

Illegal burning is punishable up to a $300 fine and citation from Bingham County or a $10,000 fine from IDEQ.


To report illegal dumping, contact the Bingham County Enforcement Officer at 
785-8053 or Local Law Enforcement at 785-1234.











                                                    
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