Open Burning Permits & Regulations

Open Burning Dates

Open Burning in Douglas will begin on January 15, 2019 and end on May 1, 2019.


The fee for the permit is $10 for the burning season

Permit Issuance

Permits will be issued at the fire department or the town clerk's office - see the clerk's office page for office hours.

To activate your permit on any day you wish to burn you must call 508-476-2267 between 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
No permits will be issued for the clearing of wooded lots. Permits are for Douglas residents only.


Burning will be allowed Monday - Sunday (weather permitting) from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.