City of Tecumseh Burn Permit Update - 10-21-12

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Notice – City of Tecumseh

Effective October 22, 2012, The City of Tecumseh will no longer issue burn permits for open burning of trees, logs, stumps, brush, leaves and  grass clippings.  State of Michigan Public Act 451 of 1994 prohibits this type of open burning within 1400 feet of a City.   The City of Tecumseh will continue to issue permits for campfires per our ordinance and in compliance with Public Act 451.

However, the current city ordinance that regulates this activity is under review and will possibly change in the future.