Are there any areas of Placer County with burning restrictions?

The following areas in Placer County have additional requirements with regards to burning.

  • City of Auburn  (Burn permits are required from October 1st to May 31st. Burn day hours are from 8 a.m. until dark)
  • Granite Bay (Burn permits are required year-round. Burn day hours are from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m., and during the month of May from 8 a.m. until 7 p.m. Easter is a no burn day.)

The following cities and locations do not allow burning:

Many larger developments in Placer County have no burning through the land development process where burning has been restricted through Codes, Covenants, and Restrictions (CC&R's).

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1. Is residential backyard burning allowed in Placer County?
2. Do I need a burn permit?
3. What can be burned?
4. When can I burn?
5. What are the different drying times for vegetation?
6. Are there any areas of Placer County with burning restrictions?
7. Are there any alternatives to burning in Placer County?
8. What are some of the materials that are illegal to burn?
9. Can I use a burn barrel/container?