Open Burning Permits & Regulations

Open Burning Dates

Open Burning in Douglas will begin on January 15, 2020 and end on May 1, 2020.


The fee is $10.00 for the season

Permit Issuance

Permits will be issued at the Fire Department and The Town Clerk's Office (see the Clerk's page for hours)

To activate your permit on a day you wish to burn you must call 508-476-2267 between 9 AM - 1 PM. Calls received after 1 PM will not be eligible for burning that day

Permit is not valid for lot or land clearing


Burning will be allowed Monday - Sunday (weather permitting) from 9 AM – 4 PM. Fire must be fully extinguished by 4 PM. 

For more information or questions please call 508-476-2267