Burning Permit  Information

All residents within the Town of Hampton Limits are required to be in possession of a valid burning permit twelve (12) months of the year. All permits are FREE of charge.

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

Access the burning permit application by clicking HERE -- Fill out the online form and click Submit.


If you encounter any issues with the online submission please print the form, fill it out and email the form to fire.prevention@townofhampton.ca. If you are unable to scan the completed document you may take a clear photo of the completed form and attach that to the email.

Important Notes:

  • It could take a few days for your application to be reviewed and approved. Please be patient.

  • Your permit is not valid until the fire prevention officer approves your application and has advised you by phone or email.

  • Permits are valid for seven (7) days and can be renewed once by calling the Fire Prevention Officer at (506)832-6094 (Opt.5)

To obtain a permit for an ornamental wood-burning fireplace, outdoor stove or fire pit please do the following:

  1. Email fire.prevention@townofhampton.ca or call (506) 832-6094 (Opt.5) to arrange for a site inspection.


Important Notes:

  • Propane fire pits, fire tables or BBQs do NOT need require a permit or inspection and can be used anytime, even when there is a fire ban in place.

  • Review the fire pit burning rules by clicking HERE

Any residents living outside the boundaries of the Town of Hampton do not require a permit as per the 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.