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Town of Milton Burn Permits

Step 1 of 4 - Burn Permit Application

Choose 1 of the 3 options below:

1. Outdoor Fire Container

Backyard fireplace

  • Burn between the hours of dawn to 1:00 a.m.
  • Use a container no greater than 2 feet in length, width and height
  • Burn clean dry wood
  • Burn 5 meters (16.4 feet) away from any building, structure property line, tree, hedge, fence, roadway, overhead wire or other combustible article. Illustration of outdoor fire container distance requirements.
  • Do not cause discomfort to other people.
Purchase Permit

2. Brush Fire

Brush fire

  • Burn such things as brush and garden waste
  • Burn in a fire pit or barrel/drum no greater than 1.2 meters (4 feet) in length, width and height;
  • Burn 15 meters (50 feet) away from building, structure, property line, tree, hedge, fence, roadway, overhead wire or other combustible article;
  • Notify the Fire Department prior to the open air burn and at the conclusion of the burn.
  • Note: If you have a 'Brush Fire' permit you do not require a 'Container Fire' permit.
Purchase Permit

3. Agricultural Lands

Burning on agricultural lands

  • Burn in an open air burn on agricultural lands that is no greater than 3 meters (10 feet) in length, width and height;
  • Burn 30 meters (100 feet) away from building, structure, property line, tree, hedge, fence, roadway, overhead wire or combustible article;
  • Notify the Fire Department prior to the open air burn and at the conclusion of the open air burn.
  • Note: If you have a 'Agricultural Fire' permit you do not require a 'Brush Fire' or 'Container Fire' permit.
Purchase Permit