Residents of the Village of Vermontville are required to obtain a Campfire permit at no cost from the Village Office at 194 S. Main, by calling the office at 517-726-1429, or by clicking on the PERMIT APPLICATION link below to print out a permit.  Return it by faxing to 517-726-0707 or emailing to  This is a 3 day permit.

ANNUAL Campfire Permits are now available and can be obtained by coming to the Village Office. A photo I.D. is required. Annual permits are issued from April 1st to November 1st of each year and must be renewed annually.

Campfires must be contained by a non-flammable ring, not to exceed five (5) feet in diameter, to be placed a minimum of ten (10) feet from any building. Campfire flames shall not exceed five (5) feet in height. BBQ grills and self contained outdoor fireplace units are permitted.

Wood for campfire should be dry firewood.

Campfires must be supervised by a responsible adult at all times. NO burning is allowed if there is a “Burn Ban” in effect.

OPEN BURNING PROHIBITED. The following items can NEVER be burned and you may be fined for doing so; garbage or other combustible refuse or waste material, including but not limited to paper, leaves, tree trimmings, brush & grass.

Permit Application