When is open burning allowed?

Outside Open Burning season begins on January 15 by permit only. Permits are available at Fire Headquarters between the hours of 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. daily.  Permit fee is $10 by check only payable to Town of Braintree.  A complete list of rules will be given to permit holders upon receipt.

Burning is subject to weather and drought conditions* and is permitted by the department shift commander daily. Permit holders must call each day they wish to burn after 8:30 am: 781-843-3600, ext. 0.

*weather and drought conditions as well as other factors are governed by the State Department of Fire Services and subject to be changed at any time.

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1. Are carbon monoxide detectors required?
2. Do carbon monoxide detectors replace smoke detectors?
3. How many carbon monoxide detectors are required and where should they be placed?
4. Are any specific type recommended?
5. Where should smoke detectors be placed?
6. Are house numbers required?
7. When is open burning allowed?