Burn Permit Information

During certain times of the year, when fire danger is high, residential debris burning of dead vegetation is unsafe. However, homeowners should always check with their local CAL FIRE station and local air quality management agency before burning. For more information on debris burning safety download an educational fact sheet.

To find out if it is a permissive burn day in your area, contact your local Air Pollution Control District.  Contact information may be found at the State Air Resources Board website.

BURNING ALTERNATIVES

To eliminate the chance of a fire spreading, to reduce pollutants from the air, or if health reasons prevent you from burning, here are other ways to dispose of yard waste.


Administrative Unit

Suspension

Effective

Area

Amador-El Dorado Unit

Amador County Burn Permits Suspended
July 3, 2017
All SRA
El Dorado County Burn Permits Suspended
July 3, 2017
All SRA
Alpine County Burn Permits Suspended
July 3, 2017
All SRA
Sacramento County Burn Permits Suspended
July 3, 2017
All SRA

 

Butte Unit

Butte County Burn Permits Suspended
June 26, 2017
All SRA

 

Fresno-Kings Unit

Fresno County Burn Permits Suspended
All SRA
Kings County Burn Permits Suspended
All SRA

 

Humboldt-Del Norte Unit

Del Norte County Burn Permits Suspended
July 10, 2017
All SRA
Humboldt County Burn Permits Suspended
July 10, 2017
All SRA

 

Kern County Fire

Kern County View Kern County Fire's Website
All SRA

 

Lassen-Modoc Unit

Lassen County Burn Permits Suspended
June 26, 2017
All SRA
Modoc County Burn Permits Suspended
June 26, 2017
All SRA
Plumas County Burn Permits Suspended
June 26, 2017
All SRA

 

Los Angeles County Fire

Los Angeles County View the Los Angeles County Fire Website
All SRA

 

Madera-Mariposa-Merced Unit

Madera County Burn Permits Suspended
July 1, 2017
All SRA
Mariposa County Burn Permits Suspended
July 1, 2017
All SRA
Merced County Burn Permits Suspended
July 1, 2017
All SRA

 

Marin County Fire

Marin County View Marin County Fire's Website
All SRA

 

Mendocino Unit

Mendocino County Burn Permits Suspended
July 1, 2017
All SRA

 

Nevada-Yuba-Placer Unit

Nevada County Burn Permits Suspended
June 27, 2017
All SRA
Placer County Burn Permits Suspended
June 27, 2017
All SRA
Sierra County Burn Permits Suspended
June 27, 2017
All SRA
Yuba County Burn Permits Suspended
June 27, 2017
All SRA

 

Orange County Fire

Orange County View Orange County Fire's Website   All SRA

 

Riverside Unit

Riverside County Burn Permits Suspended
May 26, 2017
All SRA

 

San Benito-Monterey Unit

Monterey County Burn Permits Suspended
May 8, 2017
All SRA
San Benito County Burn Permits Suspended
May 8, 2017
All SRA

 

San Bernardino Unit

Inyo County Burning Allowed with Permit
December 5, 2016
All SRA
Mono County Burning Allowed with Permit
December 5, 2016
All SRA
San Bernardino County Burn Permits Suspended
May 26, 2017
All SRA

 

Santa Clara Unit

Alameda County Burn Permits Suspended
July 3, 2017
All SRA
Contra Costa County Burn Permits Suspended
July 3, 2017
All SRA
San Joaquin County Burn Permits Suspended
July 3, 2017
All SRA
Santa Clara County Burn Permits Suspended
July 3, 2017
All SRA
Stanislaus County Burn Permits Suspended
July 3, 2017
All SRA

 

San Diego Unit

Imperial County Burning Allowed with Permit
December 5, 2016
All SRA
San Diego County Burn Permits Suspended
May 26, 2017
All SRA

 

San Luis Obispo Unit

San Luis Obispo County Burn Permits Suspended
June 19, 2017
Agriculture burns only w/permit required

 

San Mateo-Santa Cruz Unit

San Mateo County Burn Permits Suspended
July 1, 2017
All SRA
Santa Cruz County Burn Permits Suspended
July 1, 2017
All SRA

 

Santa Barbara County Fire

Santa Barbara County View Santa Barbara County Fire's Website   All SRA

 

Shasta-Trinity Unit

Shasta County Burn Permits Suspended
June 26, 2017
All SRA Above 1,000'
Eastern Trinity County Burn Permits Suspended
June 26, 2017
All SRA Above 1,000'

 

Siskiyou Unit

Siskiyou County Burn Permits Suspended
June 26, 2017
All SRA

 

Sonoma-Lake-Napa Unit

Colusa County Burn Permits Suspended
July 1, 2017
All SRA
Lake County Burn Permits Suspended
July 1, 2017
All SRA
Napa County Burn Permits Suspended
July 1, 2017
All SRA
Solano County Burn Permits Suspended
July 1, 2017
All SRA
Sonoma County Burn Permits Suspended
July 1, 2017
All SRA
Yolo County Burn Permits Suspended
July 1, 2017
All SRA

 

Tehama-Glenn Unit

Glenn County Burn Permits Suspended
June 26, 2017
All SRA
Tehama County Burn Permits Suspended
June 26, 2017
All SRA

 

Tulare Unit

Tulare County Burning Allowed with Permit
December 02, 2016
All SRA

 

Tuolumne-Calaveras Unit

Calaveras County Burn Permits Suspended
June 12, 2017
All SRA
Tuolumne County

Burn Permits Suspended

June 12, 2017
All SRA
Eastern Stanislaus County Burn Permits Suspended
June 12, 2017
All SRA
Eastern San Joaquin County Burn Permits Suspended
June 12, 2017
All SRA

 

Ventura County

Ventura County View Ventura County Fire's Website
All SRA

 

 

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