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Bonfire/Campfire/Open Burning Permits

Effective date: October 2, 1997

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When completing a permit for either a bonfire or a campfire the following information is required:

  • Date and time it is scheduled to start and be finished (30 day maximum)

  • Site Plan

  • Copy of warranty deed for property

  • Letter from the owner of the property giving permission for the bon fire/campfire to be held and naming the responsible adult in charge

  • Purpose of the event

  • EPA approval required, in writing (Phone  813-272-5530)

The following information must be written on the permit.

  • Only ordinary combustibles can be burned, no garbage, chemical, hazardous materials or flammables.

  • Fire must be extinguished when the event is completed.

  • This permit may be revoked: Due to inclement weather conditions or Complaints are received from the neighbors

    The fee of $25.00 must be collected and the permit must be approved before the event can be held.

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