Administrative Office

290 South Duffy RoadHours: Monday - Friday
Butler, PA 160018:30am to 4:30pm
Phone: (724) 283-3430Fax: (724) 282-2142

Recreational Fires

Recreational Fire

Fires for recreational purposes, such as cookouts and camping, are permitted within Butler Township at any time. No permit is required.

The following conditions must be followed:

  • Only clean dry wood products are to be burned, no treated or painted lumber is permitted,
  • Fire size is limited to three (3) foot in diameter and two (2) foot in height,
  • Fire location no closer than 25 feet from a structure or combustible material. Conditions that could cause fire to spread must be removed prior to ignition,
  • Fires in patio fire pits or chimineas must be in accordance with manufacturer instructions,
  • Fires are not permitted within ten (10) feet of any street, public way or property line,
  • All fires shall be constantly attended until extinguished, and
  • An approved method of extinguishing fire shall be on site for immediate utilization. (i.e. Fire Extinguisher with minimum 4A rating, garden hose, water barrel, sand, dirt or water truck).
Recreational Fire