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 November 1st to May 31st. Burning on a burn day can only be from 8 a.m. until dark.)
  • Granite Bay (Burn permits are required year round. Burning on a burn day can only be 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.

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