Attention Canoe, Kayak, & Rowboat Owners!

Do you own a canoe, kayak, or rowboat that is stored on private property?

 If so, please contact us to obtain a vessel identification sticker.  These stickers are free of charge, and give us a method for contacting you should your vessel become lost or missing.  If you would like one of these complimentary stickers, please contact the Cotuit Fire Department directly via: or by calling (508) 428-2210.  

Stickers are available for pickup at the Cotuit Fire Station, located @

64 High St, Cotuit MA

Vessel Identification Decal



If you store your vessel on public property such as a town way to water, public landing, or beach – you are required to obtain a small vessel decal from the Barnstable Harbor Master.  These decals are required Per Chapter 430 § 430-2 of the Barnstable code – Regulation of vessels on Town ways to water, landings and beaches.  For more information please click the link below, or contact the Barnstable Harbor Master @ (508) 790-6273

Barnstable Harbor Master- Small Vessel Decals

Open Burn January 15-May 1, 2020

State fire wardens determine each day whether conditions are safe for open burning. Weather and air quality can change rapidly, especially in the spring, and fire departments can rescind permits when that happens. Open burning may be done between 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. from January 15 to May 1.  Please click the following links for more information about burning.

Hoping to burn today? Call our station after 9:30 a.m. at 508-428-2210, press 5 to see if burning is allowed.

Open burn factors

Cotuit Fire Regulations