Fire Inspector

View the Permit Fee Schedule (PDF).

Obtain a Permit

Open-Air Burn Permit

View the following documents to find out how to obtain an open-air burn permit:

  • Burn Permits are available at Charlton Fire Headquarters, 10 Power Station Road  between the hours of 9am - 5pm from January 15, 2020 through April 30, 2020.  Fee - $20.00, Cash or Check, made payable to "Town of Charlton".
  • Massachusetts DEP Information on Open Burning

Propane Storage Tank Permit

Oil Burning Equipment Install

Find the applications for Oil Burning:

Smoke & Carbon Monoxide Detector Certificates

In the state of Massachusetts a smoke and carbon monoxide detection certificate is required upon sale or transfer of residential property. View a guide to the Massachusetts Smoke and CO Requirements.

House Numbers

In addition to these requirements, it is required to have the house number mounted and clearly visible on a contrasting colored background on the home. If the number is not visible from the road, then a number must also be mounted at the end of the driveway, typically on the mailbox. There is a $50 Fee for the certificate and a check can be made payable to the “Town of Charlton.” Further questions, can be directed to the Fire Inspector at 508-248-2278.