Standard Burn Permits
urn permits can be purchased or renewed online via the new
NCUAQMD Online Burn Permit Portal.
Note that new burn permit fees became effective July 1, 2018.
is mandatory to obtain a valid burn permit for all open outdoor burning for the purpose of disposing dried,
natural vegetation grown on site. District permits are not required for small recreational or ceremonial
standard burn permit authorizes an individual to burn a maximum of one pile (4' in diameter)
of approved materials on the ground at a time. Burn hours are 6:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon on permissive burn days
only. Call (866) BURNDAY or (866) 287-6329 for burn day status.
applications can also be obtained (not issued) through participating local fire protection agencies and CDF fire stations.
There are several ways to obtain a valid burn permit. District staff is available Monday- Friday from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
and from 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. to issue burn permits at our District office 707 L Street, Eureka, or by downloading the
application and mailing it along with a check or money order payable to the AQMD.
Standard Burn Permit Applications:
If you have additional questions or require further assistance, staff are available to assist you at
(707) 443-3093 or firstname.lastname@example.org