Online Application for Open Burning Permits
Berkshire County

Permits are only issued between 8:30 AM and 1:00 PM. Previously, burning permits were available beginning at 7:30 AM. The time change was necessary to comply with Massachusetts Department of Environment Protection air quality regulations.

Massachusetts allows residents to burn brush between January 15 and May 1, depending on weather conditions. You must obtain permission from the town in which you plan to burn brush.

Some towns in Berkshite County offer burning permits through this site. If you are burning in these towns, you can visit this site between 8:30 AM and 1:00 PM to obtain a permit on the day you want to burn brush. Permit availability on a given day will depend on weather conditions.

Regulations

How to obtain a permit

Obtain a daily permit online, if you are burning brush in one of the following towns:

In Dalton, you must first visit the fire station between 8 am and 2 pm and pay a $5 fee for the season.

The remaining towns in Berkshire County do not use this system. Please contact your town hall for additional information.

Problems?

You must have internet access and a valid email address to use this system. If problems with this website prevent you from obtaining a permit, you can also request a permit over the phone. To request a permit,


Questions? Email bcburnpermits@gmail.com.

If you have problems using this system, please contact your town directly to obtain a permit.

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