Open burning in Massachusetts is regulated by the D.E.P. and the local fire department.
The following D.E.P. Regulations must be met:
Open burning must be done:
State fire wardens determine each day whether conditions are safe for open burning. Weather and air quality can change rapidly, especially in the spring, and fire departments can rescind permits when that happens.
Additionally, the following Norton Fire Department Regulations must be met:
Please use the link below to reach our burning permit homepage. Here you can apply for/renew a burning permit, check if you have a permit on file, and request permission to burn each day.
Please note the link to apply for 2021's burning permits will not be active until after January 4, 2021