May 9, 2018 Open Air Burning Notification/Application

During the spring time of year, many tree branches and brush piles accumulate in rural areas.  The Township of Enniskillen requires that if you do need to burn brush, wood, etc.,  you must contact the municipal office for an “Open Air Burning Notification/Application”. The applicant will be asked a few questions, regarding the date of the proposed burn and time of the proposed burn.  Burning is only allowed on farm premises and only between the hours of 8:00 am and 6:00 pm.  All fires to be extinguished before dark.

According to a local news broadcast, an outside brush fire is to blame for a structure fire in a nearby municipality last evening.  The property owner lost a drive shed due to the building being fully engulfed in flames.  Please make sure that if you do obtain a burn permit, that you take care and control of the burn and have means of extinguisher available to control the burn (i.e. backhoe, tractor, shovel, extinguisher, etc)

Please contact the municipal office for further questions or information at 519-882-2490