On July 8, 2015, Home Rule Resolution No. HR-15-7-3 was passed by the Board of County Commissioners. This resolution changed the process of burn bans in unincorporated areas and was necessary to promote fire safety and to protect persons and property from the dangers of open burning. On March 29, 2017, Resolution No. HR 17-3-1 was passed incorporating recommended changes to the previous resolution. Whether or not burning is allowed or prohibited is now determined daily.