Burning Permits:

All residents within the town limits in Hampton are required to be in possession of a valid burning permit twelve (12) months of the year.

Permits for general yard clean up can be obtained, in person only, every Tuesday night at the Hampton Fire Hall between 6:30pm and 7:30pm. Permits expire after 7 days and can only be renewed once by calling the Fire Prevention Officer at (506)832-6094 (Opt.5)

Persons wishing to install an ornamental wood burning fireplace, outdoor stove or fire pit, please email fire.prevention@townofhampton.ca or call (506) 832-6094 (Opt.5) to arrange for a site inspection. Please note that propane fire pits, fire tables or BBQ do NOT need a permit or inspection.

Download a copy of permit rules for burning within the Town of Hampton limits.


To check if burning is allowed in Kings County please click here or call 1-866-458-8080. This will be updated DAILY at 2:00pm.

Any residents living outside the boundaries of the Town of Hampton do not require a permit as per Department of Natural Resources rules.  Burning is regulated by the DNR toll free information line at 1-866-458-8080 from April to October.  The remaining months are regulated by the NB Dept. of Environment.

For more information or if you have any concerns please contact Captain Ed Crowley.

Burning Information