Can I burn leaves?
No. Leaf burning and open burning is not allowed at any time within the city limits of Newton. Recreational fires are permitted as long as they meet specific requirements. For more information on open burning requirements, please refer to our City of Newton Burning Regulations.

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1. How do I sign up for emergency alerts?
2. Can I burn leaves?
3. Where should I install smoke detectors in my home?
4. Where do I find information on the Commercial Business Inspection Program?
5. Where do I sign up for the Commercial Business Property Inspections Program?
6. How often should I change the batteries in my smoke or carbon monoxide detectors?
7. What rules apply to fireworks in Newton?
8. What does Iowa Code say about open burning bans?
9. Can I pay my ambulance service bill online?
10. How do I apply to become a Firefighter/EMT with the Newton Fire Department?
11. Where do I find information on requirements for building inspections?
12. Is a Knox Box required for my building?