Where can I obtain a burning permit?

Burn permits are issued from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM Monday - Friday and 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM on Saturday and Sunday at Kennebunk Fire Rescue in the front lobby. - No more than fifteen [15] permits shall be issued daily, Monday through Friday. Saturday, Sunday & 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 5:00 PM and will be finished by 11:00 PM - Rainy days on Class 1 & 2 days will be the only exception to personal back yard burning, Monday - Friday, which can be done during daylight hours, weather permitting. A call back number is necessary in the event the permits have to be called in due to a change in weather and/or class day. - Burning permits for land clearing, construction debris burning and blueberry plains burning are the other exceptions to daytime burning. Contact the Duty Officer at 207-604-1355 for approval for these types of burning. - 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 only. Please call the Duty Officer at ( 207) 604-1355 to obtain one of these permits.  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.  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. If you have any questions concerning these policies, please feel free to call the Fire Chief at (207) 985-2102 ext. 1340 or contact via email

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1. Are Fireworks allowed within the town limits of Kennebunk?
2. How can I register for a CPR class?
3. Where can I obtain a burning permit?
4. Do I need a burning permit to burn debris on my property?
5. Do I need a burning permit when there is snow on the ground?
6. Do I need a burning permit to have a campfire on my own property?
7. Can I burn at anytime during the day?
8. Can I burn in an incinerator / barrel?
9. Does the Fire Department conduct inspections of woodstoves and chimneys?
10. Will the Fire Department inspect my chimney for cleanliness?
11. Will the Fire Department clean my chimney for me?
12. Will the Fire Department perform a home fire safety inspection in my home?
13. Will the Fire Department rescue my cat from a tree?
14. What if I have questions about fire hydrants?
15. How can I locate fire hydrants in town?
16. How do I report a fire?
17. What if my fire alarm goes off while I'm cooking?
18. How long will my smoke alarm last?
19. How often should I change the batteries in my smoke alarm or carbon monoxide detector?
20. How else can I ensure my smoke alarm and or carbon monoxide detector is working correctly?