Agricultural Burn Decision for Tehama County
The burn decision information on this web page is updated Monday through Friday except holidays and office closures.
Fire season started June 26th. Please make sure you have a fire safety permit from your local fire department. Today (July 28th) is a permissive agricultural burn day below in Tehama County.
Please call 530-527-3717 and Press 3 for agricultural burn hours
Agricultural Burn Permits
Do I need a Agricultural Burn Permit?
You will need a Agricultural Burn Permit if you operate a Commercial Agricultural Operation. An Agricultural operation is defined as: The growing and harvesting of crops or raising of fowl or animals for the primary purpose of making a profit, of providing a livelihood, or of conducting agricultural research or instruction by an educational institution.
Where can I get an Agricultural Burn Permit?
Please click the green box below for a Agricultural Burn Permit Application with more information.
Click here for an Ag Burn Permit Application
Prescribed Burning/Smoke Managment Plans
Smoke Management Plans (SMPs) shall be submitted to the District for review and approval by any person
or entity proposing to burn more than 10 acres in size or proposing to burn a project that would produce more
than 1 ton of particulate matter a minimum of 15 day prior to the burn. SM Ps must contain, at a
minimum, the following information:
2.1 Location, types, and amounts of material to be burned;
2.2 Expected duration of the fire from ignition to extinction;
2.3 Identification of responsible personnel, including telephone contacts; and
2.4 Identification and location of all smoke sensitive areas.
For more information please click the green box below.
Click here for the PFIRS web page