Local State of Emergency
As of 2:00PM on September 26, 2022. Holmes County BOCC has issued a Local State of Emergency (LSE) for Hurricane Ian. This LSE will remain in effect until all threats and impacts have passed.
Order Prohibiting Outdoor Burning
All outdoor burning of yard trash, household paper products, bonfires, campfires, warming fires, outdoor fireplaces, chimneys, and cooking fires within Holmes County are prohibited unless: 1) authorized by the Florida Forest Service; or 2) for the cooking of food exclusively within a contained gas or charcoal grill.
This order shall expire when conditions are again deemed safe, upon such date as determined by the Holmes County Board of County Commissioners in conjunction with the Holmes County Volunteer Fire Department.