A violation of §9321 of the Revised Statutes ("open burning") without a permit is a Class E misdemeanor offense (the lowest misdemeanor offense).
Since I had the permit it was all good and covered. For now, those permits are not expected to be issued until substantial precipitation is received.
The Florida Forest Service administers Florida's outdoor burning and forest fire laws.
I don't know about fines for burning within a ban...but I had a permitted fire get away from me several years ago, and had to call FD. o Counties not listed under the ban require a safe debris burning permit. After they got the fire under control they asked for the permit #, and told me that if we had not had a permit then we would be responsible for the cost of FD coming out. These laws establish a number of waste offences, punishable by a fine or prison term. It is ok to burn without a permit if it is raining, It costs money to get a permit, and; There are no consequences if I don't get a permit. Escaped debris burning is one of the leading causes of wildfires in Florida. 1990, c. P.33, as amended, and be subjected to any other penalties permitted by law for each offence.
The Georgia Rules for Air Quality (391-3-1-.01(tt)) define open burning as any outdoor fire from which the products of combustion are emitted directly into the open air without passing through a stack, chimney, or duct. Such burning releases smoke, oxides of nitrogen, and other pollutants that have a negative impact on Georgia’s air quality. The Environmental Protection Act 1990 (EPA) and other relevant UK laws (see our Law Search page) regulate how waste should be managed. Fine revenues will benefit public libraries. The possible penalties allowed for a conviction of a Class E offense is up to six months in county jail and/or a fine of up to $1,000.00. The fine is $75 for two offenses within three years, $150 for three offenses during that time, and $300 for each subsequent offense in a three-year period. No person shall set a fire or allow a fire to burn without first having obtained a permit from the ... guilty of an offence and shall be liable to a fine, subject to the provisions of the Provincial Offences Act, R.S.O. Some types of burning require an authorization from the Florida Forest Service while others do not.
A violation of a burn ban is considered reckless burning and is punishable as a Class A misdemeanor which carries a fine of $2,500 and/or up to 11 months 29 days in jail.