Resource Management


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

Last Updated:
Friday, December 13, 2019


This page is updated daily at 9:15 AM for Shasta County Air Quality Management District.

Current burn day information for Shasta County can also be obtained by calling 530-224-8777 or 1-800-411-8728.

 

 

DETERMINATION: PERMISSIVE BURN DAY - ALL ELEVATIONS

SEE PERMIT REQUIREMENTS BELOW

Current burn day information for Shasta County is updated at 9:15 a.m. daily. Burn day information can also be obtained online by searching: Shasta County AQMD.

Today is a permissive-burn day for all types of burning in all areas of Shasta County.  For residential burning within the city limits or fire districts of Redding, Shasta Lake, Fall River Mills, or Cottonwood, you must obtain a burn permit from your local fire department.  Residential burning within the city limits of Redding is only allowed during the months of April and November. However, the burn season within the City of Redding has been extended through December 31, 2019. Residents living in the Anderson Fire Protection District do not need a permit.  It is illegal to burn on a No Burn Day.

Please help preserve future burn days and remain in compliance by following these rules: Above 1,000 feet in elevation, the burn hours are 10 a.m. to 12 midnight. Below 1,000 feet in elevation, the burn hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Do not start or feed a fire after 3 p.m. All fires below 1,000 feet in elevation must be out by 5 p.m.

Residential burning may include dry vegetation only. Businesses are not allowed to conduct any type of burning. It is illegal to burn stumps, construction debris, lumber, petroleum products, plastics, or other similar materials. Burn piles must not contain excessive dirt. It is also illegal to use a burn barrel or burn paper and cardboard in all areas of Shasta County except for Big Bend, Castella, Old Station, Platina, Round Mountain, and Whiskeytown. If you are burning material that has been stacked using heavy equipment, you must obtain a burn permit from the Air Quality Management District which is located at 1855 Placer Street in Redding. All land-clearing projects must be inspected for stumps and excessive dirt.

Have Questions? Call Shasta County Air Quality Management District at: 530-225-5674.

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