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Authorize Burn Permit

Permits are valid from January 15, 2017 to May 01, 2017. All valid 2016 permits auto renew for 2017. If you do not have a permit, call 508-497-2325

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, 2017 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.