Fire Department Contacts
Citizens within the city limits of Scottsboro may obtain burn permits by calling 574-2617. Burn permits are free and are good for a period of two days.
People outside the city limits must call the Alabama Forestry Commission at 1-800-572-2017 to obtain a burn permit.
Items that may be burned are brush, leaves, wood, paper, boxes, etc.
Items prohibited from burning are tires, oils, plastics, rubber, shingles, vinyl siding, and foam products.
Anyone violating the burn ordinance by burning without a permit or burning prohibited items shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction shall be punished by a fine of not exceeding $200.00.