Open burning is regulated by ordinance in Zeeland Charter Township.
Generally speaking, the following types of burning are allowed without a permit, provided no nuisance is created:
There are certain restrictions, so it is wise to check the Burning Ordinance for details.
For most other types of burning, a permit is required, and may be requested at least 24 hours in advance by contacting Fire Chief Gord VanHaitsma at (616) 886-6666, or you may fax your request to (616) 688-5330, or e-mail it to: firstname.lastname@example.org
For more detailed information, click to download: Township Burning Ordinance
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources also has information available about open burning, which you may access by clicking: Michigan DNR