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Burning Information



Click here for a copy of our Burning Ordinance

Click for a  Burn Permit Application    

Print the form, complete the upper portion and bring it to the Ingham Township Clerk or Treasurer on Tues. & Thursdays 10am to 2pm at the Twp Offices located at 1420 Johnson Street, Dansville MI 48819



Click here to activate a current burn permit by email or call 517-623-6691   *Must be activated 24 hours prior to burning during weekdays ONLY, Please include your name, address, telephone number and address where you will be burning and the four consecutive days you wish to activate permit**  email address:  burnpermitactivation@inghamtownship.com


Burn permit activation is required for anything larger than a campfire (36" in diameter and the flame shall not exceed 36" from the bottom of device or pit), or a burn barrel with grated cover. Burn permit activation must be obtained 24 hours prior to burning, Monday thru Friday 8am and 5pm by calling 517-623-6691 or by emailing burnpermitactivation@inghamtownship.com posted 4/28/20

Blank burn permit applications are available in a clear box attached under the township information sign outside the township door.  Once completed, this form can be entered into the black dropbox by the township door.  Please do not submit an activation in this box, you must follow the directions on the burn permit.  Either call or email to activate, during this time it is preferred that you email.



Excerpt from Burning Ordinance -

No building materials, building debris, plastics,

rubber, rubber products, chemicals, asphalt,

treated or painted wood products, other

hazardous materials or any other materials

aside from trees, limbs, brush or leaves shall be burned.

General Information


Ingham Township Fire Department
(Dansville Fire & Rescue)

1420 Johnson Street, PO Box 293
Dansville, MI 48819-0293

Fire Chief office hours:   Tuesday & Thursday 9am to 5pm

Non Emergencies Only
517-623-0118 (fax)

For Emergencies Dial 9-1-1
Fire Department Officers
 Fire Chief
 Scott A. Speck                                                        
 Corey Barrett
 Lieutenant  Justin Kidd
 Matt Valley

Fire Departments Officer's Meeting Dates:

Sunday before the third Monday of every month at 6:30pm (unless otherwise noted below)

@1420 Johnson Street., Dansville, MI 48819

January 19, 2020                                                            July 19, 2020

February 16, 2020                                                          August 16, 2020

March 15, 2020                                                               September 20, 2020

April 19, 2020                                                                  October 18, 2020

May 17, 2020                                                                   November 15, 2020

June 28, 2020                                                                 December 20, 2020