**Beginning January 1, 2023 we will no longer be issuing 3-day burn permits over the phone.  Residents living in Bingham Township, Greenbush Township and the east half of Bengal Township (Francis Rd. as the dividing line) may either apply online or go to the St. Johns Police Department for an annual burn permit.

Annual Burn Permit Application:  
https://www.cognitoforms.com/SJForms/stjohnsfiredepartmentannualburnpermit  Please note:  When you apply for your annual burn permit online your permit is not valid until you receive a return email.  Permits will normally be approved within 24 hours, except for weekends and holidays.  

Annual Burn Permits - Beginning January 2 each year you can also 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.