Burning Permit

Contact: Park Township Fire Department
Address: 12 S. 160th Ave, Holland, MI 49424
Phone: 616-399-7388
Email: k.pfeiffer@parktownshipfire.org

State law for any open burning done whenever the ground is not snow-covered requires burning permits.  Go to:  Burning Ordinance

From the DNR:  Burn permits suspended across Michigan due to COVID-19  

(Recreational fires in fire pits are allowed.)


To apply for a burning permit click:  BURN PERMIT

You are asked to follow these requirements:

Open Burning: Requirements for open burning are regulated by State Law or local ordinances.


  • Have water available at all times
  • Burn only in calm weather (winds < 10mph)
  • Do not burn on roads or bike paths
  • Do not leave the fire unattended at any time
  • Burn in small piles
  • Completely extinguish your fire by 9pm.

You are NOT allowed to burn (even in a burning barrel):

  • Leaves (including pine cones & acorns) and yard waste such as grass clippings, weeds, etc.
  • Household waste (trash, garbage, plastic, paper, cardboard, etc.)
  • Construction materials (2x4s, plywood, boards, carpet, plastic, roofing materials, etc.)
  • 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