Park Township
Burning Permits

fireBurning permits are required by state law for any open burning done whenever the ground is not snow-covered.  Permits are free and easy to obtain.

Call: 738-4234 or go to: Burn Permit Request Form


  • Have water available at all times.
  • Burn only in calm weather.
  • Do not burn on roads or bike paths.
  • Do not leave fire unattended.
  • Burn in small piles.
  • Completely extinguish by 9:00 p.m.

You are NOT allowed to burn:

  • Leaves (including pine cones & acorns) and yard waste such as grass clippings, weeds, etc.
  • Household waste (trash, garbage,
    plastic, cardboard, etc.).
  • Construction materials.
  • Any type of structure or building for the
    purpose of demolition.
  • Commercial or industrial waste products.
  • Any other material that would cause a public nuisance.