Online Application for Open Burning Permits
Berkshire County

Permits are only issued between 8:30 AM and 1:00 PM.
Permits are only issued ON THE DAY that you wish to burn.
No permits are issued IN ADVANCE due to the potential for changing weather conditions.

Massachusetts allows residents to burn brush between January 15 and May 1 inclusive, 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.


How to obtain a permit

to obtain a permit on-line if you are burning brush in one of the following towns:

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


Please use the on-line system to obtain your permit whenever possible. 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? If you have questions regarding open burning policies in your town, you need to contact the fire chief in your town. If you have questions regarding this website Email

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

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