Residential Burning Permits
A permit is required in Nashua to kindle fire outdoors and is addressed by ordinance. Burning is allowed between the hours of 5pm and Midnight, weather permitting. Permits are issued free of charge. Seasonal burning permits are issued for Category I camp fires only and must be renewed each calendar year. Burning Permit Checklist.
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The links below are for property owners in Nashua who wish to obtain a Seasonal Burning Permit for a Category I fire. If you do not own your property or you are looking to get a Category II or III permit, please call 603-594-3636 to schedule a site visit. Site visits are scheduled between 3pm and 5pm daily.
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- This link is for people who did not have a seasonal burning permit LAST YEAR. You must own your property to apply for this permit.
Request a new seasonal burning permit, you do not own the property. (Effective 5/23/2021)
- This link is for people who did not have a seasonal burning permit LAST YEAR and do not own their property. You must have a signed letter from the property owner authorizing you to burn. Call Nashua Fire Alarm at 594-3636 to schedule a site visit. SIte visits are scheduled between 3pm and 5pm daily.
- This link is for people who had a seasonal burning permit in 2020 and are looking to renew it. You must own your property to renew your 2020 burning permit using this form.
Category II and III Permits - Single Use Only. (Effective 5/23/2021)
- This link is for permit holder's looking to report use of their permit on a daily basis. This form must be completed prior to burning. You will need to create an account to complete this form.