Open Burning in Massachusetts is regulated by the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection and enforced by the local Fire Department. The Fire Chief or his designee reserves the rights to deny open burning on any day due to: Complaints, Location, Weather or Environmental Conditions. 2018 Open burning season runs from January 15 – May 1.
How to obtain an Open Burning Permit
The Beverly Fire Department will begin issuing open burning permits on January 8, 2018. Applications are available at the Central Fire Station -15 Hale Street in the Fire Prevention Office located on the second floor. Office Hours are 7am to 10am and 3pm to 5pm- Monday thru Thursday. You will be issued a numbered permit and “Open Burning Facts Sheet” upon payment. Please make checks/money orders payable to the… City of Beverly
CHECKS ONLY **$10.00 Fee** CHECKS ONLY
Each day you wish to burn, you must activate your permit by calling the Central Fire Station dispatch at 978-922-2424 between the hours of 9:30am and 1pm the day you wish to burn.
** Please have your permit number available when you call** STAY SAFE - FOLLOW RECOMMENDED PROCEDURES