Permits are required PRIOR TO BURNING as described below.



General Information:

Burning Permits can be requested and issued either in person or via the internet by clicking the APPLY NOW button on this page.  Although not required we request a donation at time of permit application to support your firefighters and fire prevention programs within the district.  Please click below to make a charitable donation at your discretion.


BURNING REGULATIONS:  

CLASS A - BURN BARRELS - can burn from dawn until 10:00 a.m.

CLASS B - Open Burning small piles of yard debris - can burn from dawn until 4:00 p.m.

CLASS C - Large Brush Piles and Land Clearing - could possibly require a D.E.Q. permit and equipment


REQUIREMENTS:

A water hose that reaches 360 degrees around any burning is required

No burning on windy days

A responsible person must be present while all fires are burning

Materials that cannot be burned include: Rubber, asphalt, plastic,oil tires, wet kitchen garbage, disposable diapers. Anything else which will create a black smoke or an offensive odor.


THE HARBOR FIRE DEPARTMENT MAY CANCEL OR SUSPEND PERMIT(S) ALREADY ISSUED, AS SHALL CONSTITUTE GOOD JUDGEMENT FOR THE WELFARE AND SAFETY OF THE PUBLIC



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