Burn day information is usually updated daily by 8 a.m.
In Placer County, residential burning is allowed, in a burn pile, at a single or two family residences under specific conditions.
Residential Green Waste Programs
Burning alternatives such as chipping, composting, and recycling.
The burning of agricultural wastes, limited to the commercial growing of crops or raising of fowl or animals, that may occur in a reasonably regulated manner by managing the generation of smoke and reducing the emission of particulates and other contaminants from burning.
The use of prescribed burning may occur in a reasonably regulated manner that manages the generation of smoke and reduces the emissions of particulates and other air contaminants from such burning.
This is the disposal of vegetation by burning from fire hazard reduction burning, fires set or permitted by public officers, right of way clearing, levee, ditch, and reservoir maintenance, and mechanized burners to better manage smoke to reduce its effects. Except for residential burning, all Non-Agricultural Burning requires an APCD year-round burn permit.
Placer County Fire Agencies
These are Placer County fire agencies or programs associated with air pollution and fire safety.
Land Development Burning
Burn Permit Information
The following page outlines the Air District Burn Permit requirements.