Open Burning

Burning Season is now Closed

2022 Open Burning Season

 Prepurchase open starting January 10th


Obtaining a Permit for Open Burning:

You can obtain your open burning permit in one of two ways:

  1. To obtain your permit online, Click on the Open Burning tab then you will need to agree to the terms and conditions of the open burning regulations.  This permit will be valid through May 1st.  Your address will be your permit number which will be required each time you activate it during the burning season.

      Click here to purchase and/or activate a burn permit online using credit/debit or Echeck!

      2. We encourage you to obtain your burning permit online. However, if you are unable to obtain a permit online, you must pay by check and obtain the rules from Fire Headquarters administrative Office located at 60 South River Street. Fire personnel will then enter your information and issue you a receipt. Your address is your permit number. You will not be allowed to burn without a registered address.

Daily Activation of Your Permit:

Each day you wish to burn, you must activate your permit.  This can be done in one of two ways:

  1.  On the burn permit website in City Hall Systems, click on Activate Burning Permit; your address will be required each time you activate it during the burning season.
  2. We encourage you to activate your permit online, however if necessary, you may also contact City Hall Systems activation number 508-381-5456. You MUST provide your address. 

Attached below are the regulations regarding Open Burning.

PDF icon 2022 Burn Notice 377.81 KB