Due to COVID-19, we are no longer providing paper copies of permits. Please do not come to the department. To apply for a burning permit you must call 508-359-2323. A member of the department will take your information and give you a permit number for 2021. You may also email firstname.lastname@example.org and we will respond back during business hours with a permit number. To be issued a permit we will need your name, address, and phone number.
Open burning is allowed from January 15 thru May 01 between the hours of 10 am and 4 pm only.
All fires must be extinguished by 4 pm
All permits expires on May 01, 2021
Call the Medfield Fire Dept. on the day you wish to burn at 508-359-4411 permits will be issued, weather permitting, between the hours of 0900 and 1200 pm
THE BURNING OF STUMPS, LEAVES, GRASS, RUBBISH OR BUILDING MATERIALS ARE PROHIBITED. THE USE OF GASOLINE IS PROHIBITED.
Burning must take place at least 75’ from the nearest structure.
A charged garden hose and suitable hand tools must be readily available to control the fire.
Keep brush piles to a small and manageable size.
A competent person must attend and control the fire until it is completely extinguished.
ANY VIOLATIONS OF THE ABOVE REGULATIONS MAY RESULT IN THIS PERMIT BEING REVOKED FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE BURNING SEASON.