Burn Permits

Online Fire Permits

Burning Permit Policy

  • Burning Permits are issued at the Plains Road Fire Station weekdays anytime between the hours of 9:30 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.
  • Burning Permits may be issued on Class 2 days or lower, or at the discretion of the Fire Chief.
  • The State of Maine Forestry Department will determine the FIRE DANGER REPORT & CLASS DAY
  •  If there are high winds predicted, permits may possibly not be issued on that day.
  • Permits are to be issued on the day of burning, with possible longer periods when there is snow cover.  This will be determined by the Hollis Fire Chief.
  •  All permits will be issued until 12:00 midnight at the latest.
  • Campfire Permits may be issued from January 1st to December 31st.  Campfire Permits are for cooking and warming only and must be in a containment area that does not exceed 3 feet in diameter (i.e., outside fireplace or open enclosure made of non-combustible materials such as rock or bricks.
  • All fires are to conform to all State Laws pertaining to materials that are burned.  All fires must be extinguished properly.
  • Permits are also available online

Chris Young, Chief
Hollis Municipal Fire Department