Open burning season starts on January 15. A permit must be obtained from the Manchester Fire Department and is based on daily weather conditions. Due to COVID-19, please try to obtain your permit online at http://manchester.ma.us/153/Burn-Permits
. Please contact the Manchester Fire Department at 978-526-4040
Open Burning Tips:
The open burning must be a minimum of 75 feet from all buildings and must be conducted between the hours of 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. and must take place on the land closest to the source of material to be burned, according to Department of Environmental Protection regulations (310 CMR DEP 7.07).
Do not burn grass, hay, leaves, stumps, tires, construction material and pressure treated wood.