Residential Burn Decision for Tehama County APCD
The burn decision information on this web page Monday through Friday except holidays and office closures
Please call (530) 527-3717 for today's burn decision
No permit is required by the Tehama County APCD for residential burning. For more information related to residential burning please click the green box below.
Residential Burn Flier
Burn hours are from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm in the Capay Fire District. Burn hours are from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm in all other state and local response areas of Tehama County. Be sure your fire is completely out by the end of burn time for you area.
The use of burn barrels are banned in Tehama county except for those located within the following Zip Codes: 96029, 96061, and 96076
Agricultural Burn Permits
Do I need a Agricultural Burn Permit?
You will need a Agricultural Burn Permit if you operate a Comercial 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. SMPs 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