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Burn Permits in the Bayshore Fire/Rescue District, Florida

  1. Call Forestry at (239) 690-3500
    • Forestry will issue permission depending on weather and other current conditions
    • If your burn pile is large, you will be issued a permit number
  2. Call Bayshore Fire at (239) 567-2833
    • Inform us that you will be burning today.
      We will ask you for:
      • your permit number (if applicable),
      • your name,
      • the address of the burn location,
      • and a phone number at which we can contact you,
      • size and type of the fire (pit, pile, etc.)
    • Call each day you burn
    • Put the fire out before sunset
    • Burns may not be a nuisance to neighbors or produce heavy smoke