Burning Information

Types of Permits

  • Residential Burn Permit – Required for residents with a dwelling on their property to burn vegetation  (leaves, tree branches limbs, brush, etc.) that originate from their property in 4 foot x 4 foot piles.  Issued by California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE).
  • Air District Burning Permit  – Required for landowners who burn larger than 4 foot x 4 foot piles or who burn on vacant land. Issued by the El Dorado County Air Quality Management District.
  • Campfire Permit – Required for individuals that camp outside of improved campgrounds. Issued by the California Wildland Fire Coordinating Group (CWCG).

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