The City of Ferndale's Open Burning Ordinance allows for backyard fires with a permit. Residents must apply for a burning permit and pay a one-time $25 fee (the burning permit is nontransferable for persons or property). If you’re interested in this program, complete and submit the permit application. Permits will be issued by the Fire Department at Fire Station 1.
For additional questions, please contact:
Ferndale Fire Marshal
According to City ordinance, fireworks are permitted the day before, day of, and day after any national holiday, between the hours of 8 a.m. and midnight (1:00 a.m. on New Year's Eve) only. If you experience an issue with fireworks in Ferndale on non-sanctioned days or after midnight (1:00 a.m. on December 31), you can report it by phoning Ferndale Police Department non-emergency at 248-541-3650.
View a comprehensive list of the permits you can apply for in Ferndale.