Current Approved Nonindustrial Wood Waste Burning Sites

This page last reviewed April 23, 2008


Below is a list of the sites currently approved for open outdoor fires to dispose of nonindustrial wood waste at designated disposal sites on permissive burn days. Permits for a burn must be obtained from the local district and the local fire protection agency having jurisdiction. Click here if you wish to download a copy of this list in (PDF Format).

District Burn Site Conditions and Comments
Calaveras Redhill Burn Allowed after 1,000 hours during any month which had low TSP during the last two years
Great Basin Pumice Valley Burn Allowed June - No more than 600 tons. No longer than 24 hours.
Lassen Westwood Burn Allowed 12/1 - 5/31
Modoc Adin Burn Allowed 12/1 - 5/31
Modoc Alturas Burn Allowed 12/1 - 5/31
Modoc Canby Burn Allowed 12/1 - 5/31
Modoc Cedarville Burn Allowed 12/1 - 5/31
Modoc Davis Creek Burn Allowed 12/1 - 5/31
Modoc Eagleville Burn Allowed 12/1 - 5/31
Modoc Fort Bidwell Burn Allowed 12/1 - 5/31
Modoc Lake City Burn Allowed 12/1 - 5/31
Modoc Lookout Burn Allowed 12/1 - 5/31
Modoc Willow Ranch Burn Allowed 12/1 - 5/31
North Coast AQMD Carlotta Burn Allowed when wind is > 5 mph.
North Coast AQMD Orrick Burn Allowed when wind is > 5 mph.
North Coast AQMD Crescent City Burn Allowed when wind is < 20 mph.
Northern Sierra AQMD Allegahany Burn Allowed 12/1 - 5/31
Northern Sierra AQMD Calpine Burn Allowed 12/1 - 5/31
Northern Sierra AQMD Chester Two Burns 11/1 - 4/15
Northern Sierra AQMD Loyalton Burn Allowed 12/1 - 5/31
Northern Sierra AQMD Portola Burn Allowed 1/1-6/30 and 11/1-12/31. Winds from west or south. Record complaints. Burn <20 tons. Expires 3/4/00.
Northern Sierra AQMD Ramshorn Burn Allowed 12/1 - 5/31
Northern Sierra AQMD Sierra City Burn Allowed 12/1 - 5/31
Placer Al Tahoe
Sanitary Landfill
Burn Allowed 12/1 - 5/31
Placer Foresthill Two Burns max. allowed 11/1 - 4/30. Only allowed when frontal system is moving through.
Shasta Fall River Mills
Transfer Station
Burn Allowed 12/1 - 5/31
Shasta Round Mountain Burn Allowed 12/1 - 5/31
Shasta Shingletown
Transfer Station
Burn Allowed 12/1 - 5/31
Siskiyou Happy Camp Conditions listed in ARB Executive Order G-582. Please contact K. Gugeler at (916) 327-1521, the Siskiyou County APCD or the appropriate department of Public Works for further information.
Siskiyou Mc Cloud Conditions listed in ARB Executive Order G-582. Please contact K. Gugeler at (916) 327-1521, the Siskiyou County APCD or the appropriate department of Public Works for further information.
Siskiyou Tulelake Conditions listed in ARB Executive Order G-582. Please contact K. Gugeler at (916) 327-1521, the Siskiyou County APCD or the appropriate department of Public Works for further information.
Siskiyou Yreka Conditions listed in ARB Executive Order G-582. Please contact K. Gugeler at (916) 327-1521, the Siskiyou County APCD or the appropriate department of Public Works for further information.

Disposal of Nonindustrial Wood Waste

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