CITY OF LUCAS BURN CONTROL GUIDELINES
BRUSH AND VEGETATION ONLY
Burn Day Information Dial 972-548-4799
Burn days for the City of Lucas correspond with Collin County burn days.
Please call the Burn Day Information number first.
The Lucas controlled burn process begins with a call to Plano Dispatch at
972-941-7900 (request fire dispatch),
intended time of burn
There are a few guidelines that should be followed:
Questions may be directed to the Lucas Fire Department (972-727-1242) or Lucas
City Hall (972-727-8999) should you need clarification of any issues you may
have about a particular burn.
- An approved City of Lucas permit is required (Sec. 307.2)
Clear the area, stay a safe distance from exposure (a 300 ft. minimum from any
structure is required, Sec. 307.3) and provide a means
of extinguishing the material if required.
Burn piles should be no larger than 5 ft. high and 10 ft. across (Sec. 307.2.2) with a
firebreak around the pile.
Maintain a watch over the material until it is
completely extinguished (Sec 307.4).
Natural wood products only (trees, bushes and brush). No treated wood,
plastics, rubber or similar materials are to be burned.
Except for recreational fires (very small back yard bonfires) all burns are to
be completed before dark.
Conditions under which no burns are allowed are:
dry periods while under burn bans
winds over 18 mph
and ozone alert days that follow the Collin County burn ban guidelines
The landowner is responsible for any and all damages or personal injury caused
by intentional burning.
We will be glad to assist you in making sure any controlled burn you undertake
is safe and meets the guidelines. For additional assistance or information, you
- Lucas Fire Department at 972-727-1242
DO NOT HESITATE TO CALL
Rev. Nov 27, 2011
- City of Lucas Fire Department
SHOULD THE FIRE GET OUT OF CONTROL