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Open Burning Officials


Thomas L. Finch
Michael Kenderdine
Mark Morrison

 Open Burning Official's may issue Open Burning Permits for the burning of brush by a resident of Stafford only when the resident will burn the brush on the property where he/she resides. New homes must have a Certificate of Occupancy to allow burning. Contractors may not burn brush during construction phase.



The Open Burning Official must approve and issue a permit for burning. Residents are required to have a permit for any open burning. Permits must be requested by the resident in advance of the day they wish to burn, as there are many factors the Open Burning Official must review before authorizing anyone to conduct open burning.



"Brush" means shrubs, vegetation, or prunings not greater than 3" in diameter.


Garbage, paper, grass, metals, plastics, leaves, rubber, painted materials or demolition waste is strictly prohibited and violators will be subject to arrest and fines.




Sec.23-48. Kindling fire in the open. Penalty. Any person who kindles or directs another to kindle a fire in the open air, without proper authorization from state or local authorities or any person who burns materials that are prohibited from being burned by any provision of the general statutes, regulation of the state or local ordinance, shall be fined not more than two hundred dollars or imprisoned not more than six months or both.


Warren Memorial Town Hall • 1 Main Street • Primary Department Hours: M-W: 8-4:30, Th: 8-6:30

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