Tyrone Township

Burning

Open Burning

Burn permits are no longer required; however, township residents MUST still comply with the Open Burning Ordinance and the Zoning Map here. 

It’s important to understand the burn ordinance. Not adhering to township regulations may result in fire run service charge of $1,481.00 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 Department: (810) 629-8595
Fenton Township Fire Department: (810) 629-1911
Hartland Fire Department: (810) 632-7676

Grass & Leaf Burning

Understand the Open Burning Ordinance.  Failure to burn correctly can result in a $1,481 service charge!

Burning of grass and leaves is NOT ALLOWED in the following zoning districts.  These districts can compost or bag (if your garbage company accepts yard waste). Click here to see the zoning map.  

  • 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. Click here to see the zoning map.  

  • R-1
  • PUD
  • FR
  • RE

Emergency Service Cost

The cost of fire emergency service is $1,481.00.  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 due to unlawful burning (burning not complying with the Open Burning Ordinance) will be charged.

Resources

Cost Recovery Ordinance

Open Burning Ordinance #44C

Fire Service Districts Map

Zoning Map

Learn to burn safely! Watch this short video the City of Fenton Fire Department created.