How do I get a burn permit ?
This is done by contacting
What can I burn ?
Any natural vegetation i.e. tree, brush and grass are fine. You are also allowed to burn untreated wood products which means wood that has no paint or wood that is not pressure treated. Household trash is not permitted for burning under the state of
It is very Important never leave a burn unattended it can spread very quickly and do a lot damage to property both your own and your neighbors.
Any one found to be violating these rules for burning may have their permits revoked and be refused future permits and could face a possible fine up to 500$ under State Clean Air act (Sec. 1. 24 V.S.A. § 2201)
Can I burn at night ?
All the rules laid out above apply to both Day and night time burns with a couple of additions for nighttime burning
The fire must be compleatly extinguished when you retire for the evening
Anyone burning without a permit will be asked to put the fire out if the fire is not put out the Hinesburg fire department will send a truck to put the fire out and the person responsible may have future permits refused
All fires need to be in a open area away from houses and other structures and should not be placed next to roadways as they can cause a distraction to passing drivers
Can I Burn brush if I live in a Trailer Park?
Yes, but only in a contained ourdoor fireplace or covered burn pit
Any fires deemed unsafe with or with out a permit will be put out.
If a fire gets out of control do not hesitate to call 911
Be careful with outdoor burning. Keep piles away from structures and low hanging branches.
Please do not forget to call for a burn permit.