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Burn Permits
Rules & Regulations

    Burn permits are issued from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM Monday through Friday and 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM on Saturday and Sunday at Kennebunk Fire Rescue in the front lobby. Please call 207-604-1354 for Class Day.

    • No more than fifteen [15] permits shall be issued daily, Monday through Friday. Saturday, Sunday and Holidays may be increased by the Duty Chief, weather and staff levels permitting, and as long as they are issued by either a firefighter or the Duty Chief.

    • Burning will not start until after 9:00 AM and will be finished by 11:00 PM

    • Seasonal permits for cooking fires are available. Seasonal campfires will require the permit holder to check on the class day before burning. Burning will be permitted on Class 1 or 2-days. Please call the Duty Officer's office 207-604-1355 to obtain one of these permits.

     

    Online permits may be obtained for a fee at the following website.  The permit holder must still contact the fire department after 9:00 AM to verify the Class Day and if he/she wishes to burn outside the guidelines of the online permit.

     

        Maine Burn Permit System

    Permits will not be issued on a Class 3, 4, or 5 day.

    • Burning permits are for clean wood products only, and piles are to be kept small. I.e. 3’ diameter piles

    • Burning of highly combustible, domestic, household trash such as paper and cardboard is prohibited by law.

    These permit policies are recommended standards suggested by the Maine Forest Service. These policies are in place to protect life and property and help the fire department in controlling the possibility of fires getting out of control. Permit holder is liable for any damages and suppression costs should a permit fire escape his/her control.  If you have any questions concerning these policies, please feel free to call (207-604-1340) or e-mail my office for further explanation. 


Purpose of These Policies
These permit policies are recommended standards, suggested by the Maine Forest Service. These policies are in place to protect life and property and help the Fire Department in controlling the possibility of fires getting out of control. If you have any questions concerning these policies, please feel free to call or email my office for further explanations.