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Burn Permit

Purchasing a Burn Permit

Burn permits can be purchased at Station 1, 1286 Scales Ave. Marysville, CA 95901, for a fee of $5.00 via cash or check. They are valid for one year from the date of purchase. 

Burn Day Information

Permit is valid only for the following conditions and materials:

Residential dried vegetation grown on-site in 4 ft. diameter piles or less, Burning is permitted only when a valid burn permit is in the possession of the responsible party at the burn site and it is a permissive burn day. To determine if it's a permissive burn day please call (530) 741-6299 after 9:00 A.M. 

Burn hours: 9:00 A.M. until 3:00 P.M. on permissive burn days (generally designated as Monday, Wednesday and Saturday) or as directed by the Burn Day Information recording. All burning must be completely extinguides by 5:00 P.M.

  • A competent person aged 18 or odler shall be present at all times until such fire is completley extinguished.
  • Maximum care must be take to keep smoke from drifting into populated areas.
  • Permit must be shown to a public officer or fire official upon request.
  • The area within ten (10) feet of the outer edge of the burn pile must be clear of all flammable material.
  • Water supply must be present on-site and of sufficient capacity and volumeto extinguish the fire at any time.
  • All burning must comply with Federal, State, County, and local fire protection agency burn requirements.


Burn Pile Standards

 APPROVED COMBUSTABLES: The burn permit allows burning of DRIED VEGETATIVE MATTER burned only on the properly where it was grown. This includes leaves, brush, vines, prunings, weeds, clippings, grass, trees, and other natural vegetation. Vegetation must be reasonably free of diret and moisture prior to ignition. NO LARGE STUMPS!

DO NOT burn wet or green vegetation. Burn sufficiently dried vegetation hot and clean. Smoldering fires should be extinguished.


It is illegal to burn the following: All plastics, rubber, wood that has been chemically treated to retard rot or decay, wood that has been treated or modified with glues, laminates, stains, finishes, paints, glosses, insecticides, fungicides, or fumigates, tires, glass, petroleum products, coated wire, PVC pipe, fiberglass, appliances, furniture, crates, asbestos shingles, asphalt shingles, cloth, carpet, upholstery, tarpaper, vehicle parts, business/commercial waste, linoleum, diapers, motor oil, pressure-treated wood, cresote-treated wood,demolition/construction debris, household garbage, styrofoam, plywood, pressboard, oil filters, animal waste, painted wood, batteries, pesticides, cardboard, paper products, or any meterials restricted by other federal, state or local code, regulation or law. 


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