Outdoor Burning

Residents are allowed to commence outdoor burning in the Township as long as you follow all of the regulations set forth in our burning ordinance and obtain a burning permit, if applicable. 

 Open Burning

  • Open burning can occur 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. on Wednesdays-Saturdays, excluding holidays and requires a permit.

Burning in an Approved Container (burn barrel, firepit, etc.)

  • Burning in an approved container can occur Wednesday-Saturday between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. and does not require a permit.

Recreational Fires

  • Recreational fires do not require a permit and can occur between 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 a.m. Recreational fires must be extinguished by 1:00 a.m.

Otherwise, a burning permit is required and can be applied for at the police station. The permit issued is a one-time permit only for the day(s) requested.


Burning Ordinance Amendment: Amending Outdoor Regulations

Burning Ordinance Amendment: Recreational Fires

Original Burning Ordinance w/o Amendments