Open Burning

As a reminder, open burning in Harwinton is not permitted

between June 1st and October 1st.

Burning  Season
October 1st – May 31st
Monday - Saturday  9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Open burning is allowed in the Town of Harwinton for brush. With a few exceptions that are listed on the Town Ordinance 93 and 100, you will need a permit to burn out doors. Open burning rules are dictated by Connecticut General Statutes (Section 22a-174).

To obtain a burning permit, you must complete Burning Permit application and bring to the Open Burning Official, Bill Rinko, during his working hours.

There is no charge for the permit and the permit is good for 1 month.

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
William R. Rinko, Jr. Environmental Burning Official (860) 485-9744