Residents living in Bingham Township, Greenbush Township and the east half of Bengal Township (Francis Rd. as the dividing line) may either call the St. Johns Police Department at 989-224-6721 or the St. Johns Fire Department at 989-224-2151 to request a 3-day burn permit.

Your burn permit begins on the day that you call.

Beginning January 2 each year you can apply in person during regular office hours (Mon - Fri, 8am-4pm) for a permit that is good for the entire calendar year. Permits cannot be given for manufactured materials, such as cardboard boxes, processed lumber, trash, tires, etc. Residents may burn leaves, tree limbs, garden waste, field materials, and ditch banks, etc.