Permits to Burn

Open burn permits may be obtained by contacting only the following:

  • William Ingals (Town Forest Warden) 603-944-6066
  • Ralph Estabrook (Issuing Agent) at Estabrooks Garage 603-382-6903
  • Skip Merriam (Deputy Forest Warden) 603-490-2370
  • Dale Putnam (Deputy Forest Warden) 603-382-8091
  • Jeffry Gersbach (Deputy Forest Warden) 603-382-3312
  • Robert Zalenski (Issuing Agent) 603 -502-6389
  • Or on line at https://nhdflweb.sovsportsnet.net

Seasonal Fire Permits

To avoid any misunderstandings, please read.

Category I Fire

  1. All  permits  can  be  revoked  for  any  reason
  2. This  permit  cannot be  used  to  burn  brush  or  garbage
  3. This  permit  cannot  be  used  when  fire  dangers  are  “High”  or  above
  4. Fire  size  2’  in  diameter  must  be  contained  within a  ring  of  fire  resistive  material or  in  a  portable  fireplace.
  5. Fire  located   25’  from  structures
  6. Failure to produce your permit and this handout to any police or fire official will result in immediate revocation.

Cateogry II Fire 5:00pm to 9:00am

  1. All permits can be revoked for any reason
  2. This permit cannot be used to burn brush or garbage
  3. This permit cannot be used when fire dangers are “High” or above.
  4. Fire size 4’ in diameter must be contained within a ring of fire resistive material or in a portable fireplace.
  5. Fire located 50’ from structures
  6. Failure to produce your permit and this handout to any police or fire official will result in immediate revocation.

Newton Fire & Rescue

Permit Fees 

Residential Smokes Detectors (one & two family) $40  Re – Inspection $20

Residential Carbon Monoxide (CO)Detectors (one & two family) $40  Re – Inspection $20

Residential Propane Tank and Equipment $40  Re – Inspection $20

Residential Oil Burner Equipment $40 Re – Inspection $20

Residential Oil Tank Installation $40 Re – Inspection $20

Residential Oil Tank Removal $40 Re – Inspection $20

Residential Wood or Pellet Stoves $40  Re – Inspection $20

Residential Fire Suppression $75  Re – Inspection $25

Residential Fire Alarms (3 or more occupancies) $150 also requires yearly inspections  Re - Inspection fee $75

Residential Carbon Monoxides Detectors  (3 or more occupancies) $150 also requires yearly inspections   Re - Inspection fee $75

Residential Fire Suppression (6 or more occupancies) $150 also requires yearly inspections     Re - Inspection fee $75

Commercial Propane Tank and Equipment $150 also requires yearly inspections    Re - Inspection fee $50

Commercial Fire Alarms (Under 4,550sq.) $150 also requires yearly inspections    Re - Inspection fee $50

Commercial Fire Suppression (Over 4,550sq.) $200 also requires yearly inspections   Re - Inspection fee $75

Fire Works permit $100 

All permits can be obtained at the Fire Station Monday through Friday from 8AM to 4PM. All checks must be made payable to the Town of Newton