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Burn Permit Info

New Burn Permit Website From the State of Maine

This new website through Maine.gov allows users in all towns to obtain burn permits online. 

Cost is $7.00 per permit to be paid by credit/debit card.

All online permits must be printed and available for inspection at the site of any burn. 

To order your permit online or for more info please Click HERE.

Note: Free Permits are still available from your local town Fire Wardens listen below. 


Burn Permit Information:
For those seeking burn permits, there are 2 people who can issue Burn Permits for the town of Hancock.

Chief Chris Holmes

Andrew Lounder Sr ( AKA Bing )

Chief Holmes DOES NOT issue them while he is at work. M-F, 8:30-4:30. If you leave a message on his cell, he can make arrangements for after 4:30pm.

Chief Holmes #'s Cell: 460-8001, Home: 422-3343

Andrew Lounder Sr( Bing ) Home: 422-6821


Burn permits will only be active when the following conditions are met:

Fire Danger is Class 2 or LOWER.

Burning is NOT permitted Monday-Friday from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM.

Equipment and personnel conditions listed on permit must be met.  

Click HERE to View the Maine Fire Danger Map.