The Town Board of the Town of St. Joseph deems it imprudent and dangerous to set fires upon any land within said town. Therefore, in accordance with the provisions of Section 26.13 of the Wisconsin Statutes, a
Closed Fire Season
is hereby declared and every person is forbidden to set fire at any time on any land in this town without permission. Any person who sets a fire and allows it to escape shall be liable for all expenses incurred in the suppression of such fire in accordance with provisions of Section 26.14 of the Wisconsin Statutes.
Burning permits may be obtained from the Town Clerk/Treasurer, Fire Department Members,Town Board Members and other designated persons and are available on this website on the Forms and Permits tab - look for Burning Permit.
Burning Permit Procedure
St Joseph town residents are required to obtain a burning permit. All instructions, as well as a copy of the town’s burning permit ordinance, are on the application. The permits are perpetual. The Town’s burning permit procedure is:
Once the permit has been signed you may burn following these steps:
Follow the procedure each day you wish to burn.