General Restrictions according to the Idaho Codes and Solid Waste Rules
Listed are the rules and regulations found in I.D.A.P.A. CODE 16.01.01 SEC: 603 through 611.
603. General Restrictions.
01. Categories and Materials. No person shall allow, suffer, cause or permit any
open burning operation unless it is a category of open burning set forth in
Sections 606 through 616 and does not include any of the following materials:
b: Dead Animals or parts thereof;
c: Junked motor vehicles or any materials resulting from a salvage operation;
d: Tires or other rubber materials or products;
f: Asphalt or composition roofing or any other asphaltic material or product;
g: Tar, tar paper, waste or heavy petroleum products, or paints;
h: Lumber or timbers treated with preservatives;
i: Trade waste except as allowed in Sections 606 through 616;
j: Insulated wire;
k: Pathogenic wastes; or
l: Hazardous waste;
02. Air Pollution Episodes. No person shall allow, suffer, cause or permit any open
burning to be initiated during any stage of an air pollution episode declared by
the IDEQ in accordance with Sections 551, 557, and 561.
611. Residential Solid Waste Disposal Fires.
01. Fires Allowed. Open outdoor fires used to dispose of solid waste (e.g. rubbish,
tree leaves, yard trimmings, gardening waste, etc.) excluding garbage produced
by the operation of a domestic household is an allowable form of open burning
when the following provisions are met:
a. No scheduled house to house solid waste collection service is available; and
b. The burning is conducted on the property where the solid waste was generated.
02. Fires Exempt. Open outdoor fires used to dispose of tree leaves, gardening waste or yard trimmings are exempt from Subsection
611.01.a. when conducted in accordance with local governmental ordinances or rules which allow for the open burning of tree leaves, gardening waste or yard trimming during certain periods of the year.
IMPROPER DUMPING is not only prohibited, but violators will be responsible for the cost of the cleanup, as per County Ordinance 98-05.
According to IDAHO CODE 31-4410 and IDAHO CODE 31-4405, any violation of the Solid Waste Rules is a Misdemeanor.