Burn Permits

Burn Permits are Required by Maine State Law

All permits are granted at the discretion of Gray Fire Rescue and may not be issued for certain conditions such as wind.

Fire Danger is measured by Class Day that is issued by the Maine State Forestry Service. Each day from April to November a Class is issued for the day.

Daily Wildfire Danger Report

No Permits are issued when Class Day is 3 or higher.

Residents of Gray must obtain a burning permit for all open burning.

To obtain a permit:

  • Stop at Gray Public Safety, 125 Shaker Road
    Mon. – Fri. 8 am to 4 pm
    Sat. –  Sun.  9 am to 11 am
  • Visit BurningPermit.com to apply for your permit online.

Please keep in mind:

  • Burning is allowed only after 5 PM on weekdays and all day on weekends. 
  • If burning is not allowed due to conditions the online sites will be blocked.