Burn Permit Request Form

Conditions of Permit

Open burning of brush is permitted between January 15th to April 30th, weather and safety conditions permitted. An Open Burning Permit application must be submitted to the Sandisfield Fire Department before beginning your burn.

Confirm the permit each time you intend to conduct an open burn by calling (413) 258-4742 to be certain that burning is permitted that day. Calling times are from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm for the day of the burn. 

1. The responsibility and all consequences of the open burn rest with the land owner.
2. The Sandisfield Fire Department may issue, postpone or cancel permits at any time. 
3. You must call each time that you intend to use the permit.
4. The open burn will consist of brush only and not be for commercial purposes.
5. All fires will be attended with sufficient personnel and equipment to control the burn. 
6. All fires must be out by 4:00 pm.
7. No burns will be permitted closer than 75’ from any structure (and further away if necessary).
8. Violation of these conditions may result in criminal charges, fines revocations of this permit.

Burning on unauthorized days is illegal and subject to fines and penalties!

Click here to download the required application.