Residential Burn Permits
Permits are available for all residents within the Municipality limits of California City. These permits are valid for the burning of yard vegetation only. It is NOT permitted to burn trash, hazardous material or construction debris.
If you wish to burn, you must first obtain a valid permit. There is no cost for a Burn Permit  as of 7/1/12.
Permits are available and are issued by the California City Fire Department between the hours of 9:00 am and 5:00 pm (Business hours). Burn permits are good for thirty calendar days year from the date that the permit is issued.
Burn days.
On the day you wish to burn, you must confirm that it is an approved burn day by calling the California City Fire Department at (760) 373-4841. Daily burn approval is contingent upon the air quality index, wind and fire weather. Please refer to the safe burning standards posted on the burn permit which will be explained upon the issuing of the burn permit.
Please remember that failure to follow the guidelines, rules and restrictions of the burn permit may result in possible fines and/or legal action. You are responsible for your fire and you are liable if it gets out of control.

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