10408 Center Rd.
Fenton, Michigan 48430

Phone (810) 629-8631
Fax (810) 629-0047
Mon-Thurs 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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The Township office will be closed Monday, April 2, 2018 to observe the Easter holiday.

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 Opening Burning Ordinance here and the Zoning Map here. 

Not adhering to township regulations may result in fire run service charge ($1,419.00) 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 $1419 service charge!

How to Obtain a Burn Permit

In Person- Permits may be obtained at the township hall (front desk), Monday-Thursday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm.  Cash, checks, and credit cards are accepted at the township office.  (A 3% or minimum of $2.00 fee applies for credit card purchases.)

By Mail- To obtain a burn permit by mail, please print and complete
 this application and mail to Tyrone Township, Attn: Burn Permit, 10408 Center Road, Fenton, MI 48430 with a check for $5.00. Credit card payments cannot be made via mail. Please make sure to include your email address on the application; the permit and regulations will be emailed to you.  If you prefer to have the permit and regulations mailed to you, please include a stamped envelope.  Please note the permit is not valid until issued.

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.