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New Kent County Burn Permits

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Telephone: (804) 977-0092

Frequently Asked Questions

Who can obtain a burn permit?

Only residents living in approved areas can obtain a permit. Permits are conditional and may be revoked at any time.

How can I obtain a burn permit?

You may register online using this website, or you can visit us in person.

What can I burn?

Please only burn wood, wood by-products, or leaves.

Do I need a permit?

If you want to have an open-air fire (bonfire, fire pit etc.) then yes, you need an approved permit. If you are having a barbecue a permit is not required.

Can I purchase a Fireworks Permit here?

No. Please Contact the New Kent Fire Marshal's Office for fireworks, aerial display or blasting operation permits.

Is there a cost for a burn permit?

There is no cost for a burn permit at this time.