Georgia Forestry Commission


The Georgia Forestry Commission, Upson County Office, is located approximately five miles east of Thomaston on Highway 74. The services offered to the public include:

  • Assistance With Control Burns
  • Harrowing Food Plots
  • Plowing of Firebreaks
  • Seedling Sales

A forester is also provided to assist landowners with management plans and technical advise.

Forest Fire

Burn Permit

A burn permit is required for all outside burning. You can obtain a burn permit by calling the numbers listed at the right. You may also obtain a yard debris burn permit on the Georgia Forestry Commission website.

Burn Permit Numbers

  • Acreage: 706-646-6011
  • Yard Debris: 877-652-2876

Upson County has a burn ban from May 1st through September 30th.