8420 Runyan Lake Road
Fenton, Michigan 48430

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Burn Permits

Residents of Tyrone Township who wish to burn MUST obtain a burn permit from the township.  Permits cost $5.00 and are good for one calendar year.  Read the Open Burning Ordinance here and the Zoning Map here. 

Understand the burn ordinance! Not adhering to township regulations may result in fire run service charge ($1,433.00) and/or a fine. 

Burning is NOT permitted if wind speeds exceed 9 mph or dry conditions exist.

Click here to view a map of service areas.

          City of Fenton Fire Dept.         (810) 629-8595
          Fenton Township Fire Dept.     (810) 629-1911
          Hartland Fire Dept.                 (810) 632-7676

Grass & Leaf Burning

Burning of grass and leaves is NOT ALLOWED in the following zoning districts.  These districts can compost, bag (if your garbage company accepts yard waste), or can be taken to Michigan Landscape, 380 S. Fenway Dr., Fenton to be composted:

  • R-2
  • LK-1
  • MHP

Burning of grass and leaves is ALLOWED in the following zoning districts on parcels of THREE (3) ACRES OR MORE, but only from April 1-May 31 and September 15 to November 30:

  • R-1
  • PUD
  • FR
  • RE

Click here to see the zoning map.   Understand the Open Burning Ordinance!  Failure to burn correctly can result in a $1433 service charge!

How to Obtain a Burn Permit

Print and complete this application, or include a note with name, address, phone, and email address. Let us know if you'd like the burn permit emailed or mailed to you.  Include $5.00 check or cash and submit the request by either:

the secure, locked dropbox is near the front entrance of the township hall, OR

Mail- to Tyrone Township, Attn: Burn Permits, 8420 Runyan Lake Rd., Fenton, MI 48430. (Do not mail cash.)


Fire Service Cost

The cost of fire emergency service is $1433.00.  Tyrone Township has a cost recovery ordinance, which allows the township to charge non-residents using emergency fire service (i.e. auto accidents or 911) within the township; likewise township residents requiring service for unlawful burning (burning not complying with the burn permit regulations) will be charged.


Supervisor Mike Cunningham and City of Fenton Fire Chief Bob Cairnduff teamed to make a couple of short videos about open burning in the township: 
burn permits and safe burning.


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