Open Burning Information

The Town of Leicester open air burning season is from January 15th until May 1st. Permits may be obtained by calling the Fire Deptartment business office at 508-892-7022. All brush piles must be inspected by the Fire Department prior to any burning is done and permit issued. A permit fee is $15.00 and is good for the duration of the burning season. A list of rules and regulations will be given at the time of inspection and permit being issued.

NOTE: Open burning begins at 10:00 a.m. All fires shall be extinguished by 4:00 p.m. Firefighters will conduct spot checks during burning season. The Fire Chiefs reserve the right to deny open burning on any day due to weather or environmental conditions.

1. Apply for a permit at Fire Headquarters between 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. The Administration Division will assist you in purchasing a permit.

Please call Fire Department Dispatch at (508) 892-7009 the day before burning or morning of burn before 9:00 a.m.