Contact Information

1855 Placer Street
Redding, CA 96001
Phone: (530) 225-5674
within Shasta County:
   (800) 528-2850
Fax: (530) 225-5237

Office Hours
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday through Friday

Burn Day Information

Friday, May 22, 2015

This site will be updated daily at 9:15 AM for
Shasta County Air Quality Management District.

If today is a weekend day, a Shasta County holiday, or updated information cannot be viewed, please call 800-411-8728 or 224-8777 after 9:15 a.m. for current information.

DETERMINATION: BURN DAY ALL ELEVATIONS.
ONLY AGRICULTURAL BURNING BELOW 1,000 FEET IN ELEVATION.
BURNING IS ALLOWED ABOVE 1,000 FEET IN ELEVATION WITH PERMIT.

This message concerning open burning is updated at 9:15 a.m. daily. Please read the entire message. Today is a burn day for all types of burning above 1,000 feet in elevation and the burn hours are not to exceed 10 a.m. to 12 midnight. Consult your local fire authority for specific burn hours. Below 1,000 feet in elevation, including all of the Fire Districts for Mountain Gate and Happy Valley, today is a burn day ONLY for agricultural operations burning with a valid permit. Burn hours are specified on the permit.

All burning must be conducted on a permissive burn day. A burn permit from Cal Fire or your local fire authority is required for all burning above 1,000 feet in elevation AND for all agricultural operations burning below 1,000 feet in elevation.

If you are planning on conducting agricultural burning, prescribed burning, land clearing burning for commercial or residential development, fire hazard reduction burning for brush clearance, or mechanized burner use, you must obtain the proper permit and pay the applicable district permit fees to the Shasta County Air Quality Management District.

Agricultural operations burning inside the city limits or fire districts of Redding, Fall River Mills, Anderson, Shasta Lake, Buckeye or Cottonwood requires a burn permit from your local fire authority.

If your agricultural operations burning is conducted in a County area, you must also obtain a burn permit from Cal Fire.

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