On March 28, 2022, the Kittery Town Council adopted updated regulations to Title 12 - Seapoint and Crescent Beaches Fires to allow fires at the beaches, while attempting to control debris, trash and noise. To read the full updated Title 12 - Beaches Fires ordinance, please click here.
Seapoint Beach fire permits are now required, May 1 through October 31. Seapoint Beach fire permits are limited to five (5) permits per day, and may only be reserved one (1) week in advance. Permits are valid for the day indicated on the permit. Permits may be obtained from the Kittery Fire Department, located at 3 Gorges Road, Monday through Friday, from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
To obtain a Seapoint Beach fire permit:
- Complete the Seapoint Beach Campfire Permit Application found online here or complete one at the Gorges Road Fire Station.
- Submit completed applications and permit fees to the Kittery Fire Department, located at 3 Gorges Road, Kittery, ME 03904.
- Permits are free for Kittery residents, and $15.00 for non-residents.
- Payments must be made by cash or check only. Checks should be made out to the Town of Kittery.
- Proof of residency is required.
As part of the updated ordinance, the burning of construction debris, pallets, furniture, trash, etc. are not allowed. Permit holders are required to extinguish fires with sea water, leaving no burning coals and to remove all trash from campfire sites. Failure to follow the rules and regulations as stated in Title 12 - Seapoint & Crescent Beach Fires, may result in fines and/or prohibition from obtaining a beach fire permit, and violators may be issued a no trespass order for Town parks for one (1) year.
Thank you for helping us keep our beaches clean and safe for everyone to enjoy.