Open Burning Permit Online Purchasing Service

The Maine Forest Service is pleased to offer citizens the option to purchase open burning permits online! Through this easy online process you will be able to purchase an open burning permit 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, providing permits are being issued at the time. This system is for brush piles, wood debris and agricultural burns only

Online permits are only valid for the immediate 48 hours after payment has been submitted. Burning permits cannot be purchased for a future date. The online service is easy and payment by credit card is quick and secure. You will be able to print your permit at the end of the online process.

Notice: Online burn permits are only valid on Class 1 or 2 days. The person requesting the permit must verify the class day with a forest fire danger report after 9 a.m. on the day they desire to burn.

What are the Service Fees?

Open Burning Permit : $7 per permit

What you will need:

  • Burn information, including address and type of material being burned
  • Credit/Debit card (Mastercard, Visa or Discover)
  • A printer

Get an Open Burning Permit