General Laws

Section 142I. Notwithstanding any provision of sections one hundred and forty-two A and one hundred and forty-two B, and in addition to the ceremonial bonfires permitted under the provisions of section one hundred and forty-two H, any civic, fraternal, veteran, community, or business organization may build and ignite bonfires under the supervision and control of the fire department of the city or town in which such burning takes place during the period from July second to July sixth in each year. A permit for such bonfire shall be obtained by such organization from the head of the fire department upon his determination that such organization will conduct such burning in a proper and responsible manner.