The “ General
Forest Fire Act” (N.J.S.A. 13:9 et. Al.) requires that before having any fire within a forested area, you
must contact the nearest Forest Fire Service office to request a permit. You may also need a permit from the local fire official
or NJ Division of Fire Safety.
Recreational Fire Permits may be issued as follows:
• Event: Ceremonial or non-residential event up to 2 days
• Regular: Residential use up to 30 days
• Seasonal: Approved
recreation areas up to 90 days
are issued free of charge and should be requested at least 10 days in advance. A self-addressed, stamped envelope is required
No permits may be issued for a fire that is in
violation of the State Air Pollution Code or conflicts with the State Fire Prevention Code.
Permits may be secured with the understanding that they give the holder no right to enter or use the property of
another without the owner’s permission.
Permits are not transferable, must
be in possession of the person doing the burning and shown upon request.
may place any restrictions or special conditions on burning those local conditions may warrant.