Burning Permits

Open Burning season begins on January 15, 2022.


Burning season ends April 30, 2022 unless discontinued earlier by the State.

You must call (413) 562-2329 option # 5 between the hours of 9 a.m. to 12 noon on the days you want to burn to confirm if burning is allowed.  Calling after 12 noon is not permissible.  Burning permits can not be applied for a specific or future date. 

The fire must be extinguished by 4 p.m.

Burning Permit Regulations must be followed.  Please print and refer to these regulations on the days you are burning.

The Fire Department may revoke any permit at any time.

If you move or change your phone number, a new burning permit needs to be obtained.

Due to COVID-19, Fire Department Headquarters is not open to the public. All burning permits are processed online.