Open Burning - 2021

Open Burning - 2021

By submitting this permit, you agree:

To only burn brush, cane, driftwood, forestry debris, agriculture-related materials, fungus-infected Elmwood, or agricultural land clearing under the following conditions:

  • You must activate your permit on our website daily before burning to be sure air quality conditions are acceptable for burning (Click Here to Activate your Permit)
  • Burning is only permitted between 10 am and 4 pm January 15-May 1
  • Burning must be done at least 75 feet from all buildings
  • You must have a hose or water source nearby to extinguish the fire
  • You must review State Burning Regulations before burning

Burning of the following is prohibited statewide:

  • Brush, trees, cane, and driftwood from commercial and institutional land clearing operations
  • Burning at landfills or refuse disposal facilities other than approved sites
  • Stacking, or storing combustible material in a way that the Department may presume that it will be burned, for example, Grass, Hay, Leaves, Stumps, Tires

State Burning Regulations:

https://www.mass.gov/service-details/open-burning-safety


Click Here to Apply for an Open Burning Permit

 

Click Here to Activate your Open Burning Permit*

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You must activate your permit on our website daily before burning to be sure air quality conditions are acceptable