2021 Open Burning Season
Posted on 01/13/2021
2021 Burning Permit Season January 15 - May 1, 2021Open Burning 2021 Guidelines & ProceduresPermits are now available for open burning starting
January 15 - May 1, 2021 from 10am - 4pm only  

Once you have your Open Burning Permit, it allows you to burn:Brush                                                Cane
Driftwood                                        Forestry debris
Agriculture-related materials    Fungus-infected Elmwood
Agricultural land clearing

Under the following conditions:

1. Activate 
DAILY your permit on the FFD website before burning to be sure air quality conditions are acceptable for burning (Activate your Permit here)

2. Burning only between 10:00 am and 4:00 pm,  January 15-May 1, 2021

3. Burning required to be 
at least 75 feet away from all buildings

4. Must have a hose or water source nearby to extinguish the fire

5. 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 Fire Department may presume that it will be burned, for example, Grass, Hay, Leaves, Stumps, Tires

Thank you for following Foxborough Fire and State's Open Burning Regulations!