Definition - What does Fire Permit mean?
A fire permit is a government issued document that is issued by State governments. Any person who intends to burn ordinary combustibles or wishes to have a campfire must have written permission from the landowner a well as a written fire permit from the local forest warden or local fire department in the town or city were the fire will be ignited. You can obtain a fire permit from your local fire warden, deputy warden and issuing agents.
Safeopedia explains Fire Permit
To find out where to get your fire permit, contact your local Town Office or Fire Department. They will tell you who your local Forest Fire Warden is. It does not cost any money to obtain a fire permit. You can obtain a fire permit online. The cost of this will vary from state to state, but is around $3.00. A fire permit is required any time that there is no 100 foot radius of snow cover around the fire area.