The Greatest Challenge: When tornadoes roared through our community December 11, 2021, the loss of lives and destruction of property created the greatest challenge our community has faced in modern time. This is our story of resiliency through the eyes of your City employees and other community leaders. Read Our Story

If you'd like to contribute your own personal tornado story, please email your story to Stories may be edited at the City's discretion.

Burn Permits

Open burning is not permitted in Bowling Green without prior approval. Burn permits may be issued to approved applications within the city limits of Bowling Green. If your burn site is within the city limits and consists of natural vegetation, complete and submit the appropriate permit below. Burn site inspections will be on Thursdays. Only those applications received prior to 4:00 p.m. on the preceding Wednesday will be considered for inspection.

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