Open Burning Information

The Town of Leicester open air burning season is from January 15th until May 1st. Permits may be obtained starting January 2nd by using one of the 3 options listed below. All brush piles may be inspected by the Fire Department at any time after the permit has been 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. Online application and payment: Click here to pay online.  

2. Print application from attachment and mail it in with payment.

3. Come to Headquarters at 3 Paxton St. Applications and envelopes are available at the front door. Fill out application with payment and leave in the mailbox.

Please call Fire Department Dispatch at (508) 453-6851 the morning of burn between 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 A.M.