By Executive Order 08-23 signed by Washington Parish President Richard N. Thomas, Jr., the Burn Ban has been lifted, effective November 17, 2023. In the Order, Thomas noted that drought conditions have been alleviated in Washington Parish.
Notice of the Order included the following: “Thank you for your cooperation in complying with the burn ban this summer during the drought and weather conditions.”
Residents are reminded of the usual open burning laws regulated by LDEQ which include NOT burning household trash. LDEQ's open burning regulations can be found here