CAL FIRE Suspends Burn Permits in Calaveras, Tuolumne, Eastern San Joaquin, and Eastern Stanislaus Counties.


Rules for Burning and Tips for Minimizing Smoke

Whether or not you are required to have a burn permit, you MUST follow all of the Rules and Regulations regarding burning in the county.  For a 2 page fact sheet that includes a summary of the Rules most often needed for residential burning, Click here. The factsheet also includes tips and techniques for how to burn with less smoke and lessen the chance for the smoke to become a public nuisance.

For a complete copy of the Calaveras County Open Burning Rules and Regulations, click here.

Please contact the District at (209) 754-6588 for further information

Burn pile image

Burn pile with a lot of smoke