Tent & Outdoor Fire Permits

The City of East Lansing requires permit approval for erecting tents, canopies and air-supported structures and outdoor fires.

Tent & Canopy Permit

A permit is required for tents & air-supported structures in excess of 200 square feet and canopies in excess of 400 square feet.

General Fire Permits

A permit is required for contained outdoor burning, tents or air-supported structures, grandstands, folding & telescopic seating, commercial cooking, flammable or combustible liquid tanks, LP storage or use, hazardous materials and the sale and/or storage of fireworks.