Burning Permits

brush burning in an open field
5/1/23: Please note the 2023 Burn Permit Season is now over.


Burning Permits are available from January 15th until April 30th only every year, this is set by Massachusetts General Law c.48, s.13 and will not be extended.

The 2023 Burn Permit Season fee is $25.00. (No limit on the number of burns). Permits are available online.

Payment must be received prior to burning. Pay online, or drop off a check made payable to the "Town of Paxton" in the red dropbox by the Public Safety Complex lobby doors.

All open burning is subject to weather conditions and approval by the Fire Chief. No exceptions will be given. Please call 508-829-4444, each time before you burn with your burn permit number.