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2014 Burn Permit Season is January 15 - May 1

posted Jan 14, 2014, 12:56 PM by Christopher McClure   [ updated Jan 14, 2014, 1:04 PM ]
Permits are valid from January 15, 2014 to May 01, 2014. 
All valid 2013 permits auto renew for 2014. If you do not have a permit, call 508-497-2325.

Authorization is required each day you burn!

If you have a valid permit, and if conditions allow, you may authorize between

Open Burning Regulations – Massachusetts 310 CMR 7.07
  • Fire may not be started prior to 10:00 AM.
  • Fire must be completely extinguished by 4:00 PM.
  • Fire must be greater than 75 feet from any dwelling.
  • Burning of leaves, stumps, grass, hay and building materials is prohibited.
  • The Hopkinton Fire Department requires a hose or other source of adequate water and appropriate tools be available while burning. 
  • Fires shall be of a manageable size and shall be attended at all times.

Visit the Fire Station or call 508-497-2325 with any Burn Permit questions.