EMERGENCIES: DIAL 9-1-1

Calendar

Burning Regulations - Ash Can Program Attachments

Burn permits are NOT currently being issued from any of our TDFPD fire stations.

You must have a valid burn permit at the burn site at all times.

  1. Call 775-782-7964 after 08:30 AM, but before you burn.  This call must be made each day before you burn.
  2. Fires shall not be started before 8:30 a.m. and shall be fully extinguished by 3:00 p.m.
  3.  Fires shall be for hazard reduction of cleared vegetation ONLY.
  4. Maximum pile size shall be 3 foot diameter. Only one burn pile is permitted. Additional materials may be fed into the active burn pile as it burns down.
  5. Area within 10 feet of outer edge of pile shall be maintained free and clear of all flammable material and vegetation. Burn Pile shall be a minimum of 25’ from any structures; any condition that would allow a fire to spread to a structure shall be eliminated.
  6. There shall be an adult in attendance with a shovel until the fire is dead out.
  7.  A water supply (preferably a charged garden hose) shall be at the burning site.
  8.  No burning shall be undertaken unless weather conditions (particularly wind) are such that burning can be considered safe.
  9.  Permittee shall exercise due care as to not create annoying smoke conditions for neighbors.
  10. Any violation of the above regulations may be due cause for revocation of burning permit.
  11. Burn permits may be suspended without notice due to unfavorable weather conditions or fire danger.

YOU WILL BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR SUPPRESSION COSTS OF AN ESCAPED FIRE!

TAHOE DOUGLAS FIRETahoe Douglas Fire Protection District maltese crossPROTECTION DISTRICT
  • District Boundary

    TDFPD map