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Authorize Burn Permit

Permits are valid from January 15, 2021 to May 01, 2021. 

For 2021 Hopkinton Fire moved to a new online burn permit system.  

Once you receive your Burn Permit Number, Authorization is required each day you burn!

When you receive your permit confirmation, and if conditions allow, you may authorize between 
9:00 AM and 1:00 PM until May 01, 2020 online using this form, or call 508-497-2325.

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.