An agricultural permit is required for open burning activities in Dighton associated with the normal pursuit of agriculture. Only individuals/households that grow a crop or livestock for commercial resale qualify for this type of permit.
Open burning activities allowed with this type of permit include, but are not limited to, the open burning of blueberry patches for pruning, dead raspberry stocks, fruit tree pruning and affected beehives for disease control. In addition, an agricultural burn permit allows open burning of brush and trees resulting from agricultural land clearing operations.
An agricultural burn permit is valid through the end of the calendar year, and carries an annual fee of $10.
Pay online at this link: https://epay.cityhallsystems.com/selection
Please allow 24 hours for permit approval when paying this way.
Remit a check or money order for $10 payable to the Town of Dighton. The payment should be sent to:
Dighton Fire Department
300 Main St
Dighton, MA 02715
Your permit will not be approved until your payment has been received. Please allow 5 to 7 days after sending payment for permit approval. Once the payment is received you will be notified of the permit approval via email.
Agricultural burn permits are effective two hours after sunrise until 4:00 p.m. when the fire should be extinguished. On days that you are burning you must activate your burn by logging into the dighton.firepermits.com portal.