OPEN BURNING SEASON
See below for instructions on how to obtain or activate a permit
To apply for a permit: (This can be done any time, even if you don’t know what day you will burn. It is good for the season)
-Go to the permits.westfordma.gov page and click on “Apply for a permit/license”
-Fill out your information. On the right side, click on fire department, then check the box for “Open air burning” and click continue
-Be sure to print your permit (on the right side, click permit then you can print) and note your permit number and pin for the activation
To activate a permit (on the day you intend to burn)
-Check to see if burning is allowed by the state.
Phone: MassDEP Air Quality Hotline at (800) 882-1497
-Go to the activation site: https://permits.westfordma.gov/activate/ Fill out your permit number, pin, and contact information
-You are ready to get started!
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