Updates and Announcements
Today's Burn Decision
Fire Season started May 1st. Please make sure you have a fire safety permit from your local fire department. For agricultural burning today (May 26th) is a permissive burn day for all areas of Tehama County.
To report required agricultural burn information please call (530) 527-3717 and press 3.
To view burn hours please click here
Please click here for your residential burn information.
Tehama County Air Pollution Control District Clean Air Funding
Applications are being accepted by the Tehama County Air Pollution Control District for its Rule 2:11D
Indirect Source Program Funding starting October 15, 2016. Projects that will be considered for funding
include any project that can demonstrate reductions in emissions of ozone precursors such as oxides of
nitrogen or volatile organic compounds, or of particulate matter including diesel particulate, smoke and
dust. The application deadline is Tuesday January 31st, 2017.
Projects will be ranked in accordance with the process specified in District Rule 2:11D.
Applications are available here , or by contacting the Air Pollution Control District office at (530) 527-3717.
Gap Fire 09/06/2016 - 10:00 update
Smoke from the Gap Fire is impacting areas of Tehama County today. North winds will continue to bring smoke from the Gap Fire into the Valley. Expect smoke to rise with daytime heating and settle into low-lying areas at night.
Wood Stove Change-out Program (Update 05/01/2017)
The Tehama County Woodstove Change-out Program for 2016-2017 has ended.
We are currently developing the program for the 2017-18 any updates will be posted on this page. If you are interested in participating in the new program this year please submit an application and you will be put on the waiting list. Applications will be considered on a first come first served basis so get your application in as soon as you can!
District vouchers will be issued to property owners only. To qualify, a non-EPA certified woodstove or heating device must be removed and replaced with an EPA Phase II woodstove or cleaner burning device (e.g. pellet stove, gas fired, or certified equivalent). Vouchers may also be issued to retrofit an existing fireplace by installing an EPA-approved wood-burning insert, pellet stove or new gas stove.
In order to receive a voucher participants must submit a voucher application to the District, if funding is available a voucher will be issued to the applicant. Purchases must be made through our participating retailers. A list of participating retails can be found here. Information about the new program and applications can be found on the “wood stove change-out” link below or by clicking here. Or Contact Joseph Tona at (530) 527-3717 x104 or by Email at: JTona@tehcoapcd.net