Bartow County is one of 54 counties in NW GA that will be able to burn yard debris as of October 1st. One may only burn leaves, small limbs (less than 2in in diameter) pine straw, and typical approved yard debris from one’s own property. Burning will be allowed between the hours of 10am-one hour before sunset. County residents must call 1-877-652-2876 or go online to to apply for a burn permit. Cartersville City residents are not allowed to burn yard debris at any time. Please contact the Public Works Dept at 770-387-5601 for instructions on disposing of yard debris in the city limits.