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eagleWelcome to the Town of Wawayanda. Our Town is located in Orange County NY, with a population of 7,266 as recorded by the 2010 census. The Town is in the western part of the county, south of Middletown. The Town of Wawayanda was established in 1849 from the Town of Minisink. It had been first settled after the American Revolution. Wawayanda consists of approximately 35.33 square miles (22,610 Acres).

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We hope you find our site helpful. It is our goal to provide timely and useful information to you as well as another medium for you to communicate with your local government. Feel free to browse our site. Thank you and WELCOME!!

 

Effective on October 14, 2009, all open burning is prohibited in New York with several exceptions including the following:

  • Campfires less than 3 feet in height and 4 feet in length, width or diameter are allowed.
  • Small cooking fires are allowed.
  • Fires cannot be left unattended and must be fully extinguished.
  • Only charcoal or clean, untreated or unpainted wood can be burned.
  • Ceremonial or celebratory bonfires are allowed.

In towns with a total population less than 20,000, you may burn tree limbs with attached leaves. The limbs must be less than 6 inches in diameter and 8 feet in length (also referred to as brush). However, this is not allowed from March 16 through May 14 due to the increased risk of wildfires.

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80 Ridgebury Hill Road
Slate Hill, NY 10973
phone retro 16 845-355-5700

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