What are the different drying times for vegetation?

Material & Size Required Drying Times

Prunings/cuttings less than 3 inches diameter needs 15 days minimum of drying

Prunings, brush, small branches 3 to 6 inches diameter needs 3 to 6 weeks drying

Trees, stumps and large branches greater than 6 inches diameter needs 6 weeks minimum drying

Stumps or vegetation greater than 12 inches diameter, at the cut end, shall not be included in the burn unless they are split in half and free of dirt.

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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?