In Commerce Township, brush, leaves, rubbish and yard waste is illegal to burn and should be bagged up and recycled at the curbside.
A small recreational fire is legal under the following conditions:
-Burning of fire wood only
-Size of fire can be no greater than 3 feet in diameter and 2 feet high
-Fire can at no time create a fire hazard
-No flammable liquids can be used
-Fire must be constantly attended with a means of extinguishing readily available
-Fires that are in a container meant for the purpose of having a fire can be no closer than 15 feet from a structure
-Uncontained campfires can be no closer than 25 feet from a structure