Burning Permits

The Village of Germantown requires a burn permit to burn yard waste.  Burning permits are not needed for cooking fires, camp fires, grills or outdoor fire places. 

Please contact the Germantown Fire Department to obtain a *free* 30-day burning permit:

  • Call 262-502-4701, ext. 1714
  • Visit the Station at N115W18752 Edison Drive M-F between 8am-4:30pm
  • Click HERE to email the GFD  Please include with your email:
    • First and Last Name with Middle initial
    • Drivers License Number
    • Date of birth
    • Burn location
    • Address
    • Phone Number

No burning is authorized until you are in possession of a burning permit - the fine for burning without a permit is over $200

Click HERE to view Burning Ordinance

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