Wildlife Diseases - Acceptable Methods of Eradication & Reduction of Diseases - Connecticut

Nothing in this subsection or in any regulation adopted pursuant to this subsection shall affect the power of any municipality to regulate or ban the open burning of brush within its boundaries for any purpose. Notwithstanding any other provision of this section, fire breaks for the purpose of controlling forest fires and controlled fires in saltwater marshes to forestall uncontrolled fires are not prohibited. Open burning may be engaged in for any of the following purposes if the open burning official with jurisdiction over the area where the burning will occur issues an open burning permit: Fire-training exercises(,) eradication or control of insect infestations or disease . . .;

Citation:  Conn. Gen. Stat. § 22a-174;