Can I burn leaves on my own property?
Pittsfield Charter Township Ordinance No. 10-71 bans outdoor open burning except in areas zoned AG (agricultural district). In these areas, open burning is allowable with notification to the Fire Department. Other types of open burning such as for recreational purposes do not require prior notification, although the fire marshal reserves the right to prohibit any open burning during a fire alert, warning, or when atmospheric or local conditions make such burning hazardous.

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1. Who would I call for information on Neighborhood Watch?
2. How often should I replace my smoke alarms?
3. Where can I get a fire extinguisher?
4. Where can disabled residents get information on how to be better prepared for emergencies?
5. Can I burn leaves on my own property?
6. Does Pittsfield Charter Township have a Humane Society or Animal Control Officer?
7. Will I get charged if my Fire Alarm goes off but there is no fire?
8. How do I get a copy of a fire report?
9. What is a Knox Box?
10. What kind of work schedule do firefighters work?
11. What is the Noise Ordinance?
12. Solicitors come to my home to sell products. Are they allowed to do that?
13. Will I be charged for a false alarm at my property?
14. What are the rules about having a fire outside?