FEATHER RIVER AIR QUALITY MANAGEMENT DISTRICT

RULE 7.8 - OPEN BURNING FEES
(Adopted 7/6/92)

  1. Agricultural Burning: No person shall use or authorize open outdoor fires for the disposal of agricultural wastes or conduct any range improvement burning without first obtaining a burn permit from the District and paying the following annual fees:
    1. For all burn permits, a base fee of $25; and
    2. For all rice acreage, .50 per acre; and
    3. For other agricultural burning, .25 for each acre over 20 acres

    Orchard Removal not Meeting Drying Requirements: No person shall open burn or authorize open burning for orchard removal when drying times do not comply with the provision of rule 2.7d.2 without first obtaining a burn permit from the Air Pollution Control District and paying a fee of $50.00.

    Roadways, fence lines and field borders shall be considered as part of the acreage permitted.
  2. Residential Burning: No person shall use or authorize open outdoor fires for the disposal of waste from a single or two family dwelling in the County of Sutter without first obtaining a burn permit from the District and paying an annual fee of $15.00.

  3. Special Burns: No person shall use or authorize open outdoor fires for the disposal of waste from special burning without first obtaining a burn permit from the District and paying a base fee of $20.00. If the District requires on-site inspection, the fee shall be $50.00. Special Burning shall include:
    1. Hazard Abatement
    2. Brush and other vegetation matter from Land Clearing
    3. Right of way, ditch and levee maintenance
    4. Other Special Permits issued by the District