Town of Paradise

BURN PERMITS WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE BEGINNING MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2017. BURN PERIOD OPENS MARCH 1, 2017

 For more burn permit information please contact:

The Paradise Fire Department @ 872-6264, option 1 (automated recording). 

SPRING BURN PERIOD MARCH, APRIL & MAY

ALTERNATING EAST AND WEST OF CLARK RD.

 WHO CAN BURN/HOW TO OBTAIN A PERMIT:

  • Residential burning is permitted only with a valid burn permit.

Permits are available on-line at the following link: https://citizen.townofparadise.com/CitizenAccess/ or in person at the Paradise Fire Department located at 767 Birch St. Paradise, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to noon.  ($24.64 cash or check)

  • Burn permits are valid for the calendar year.  The Town may offer a fall burn period of 4 weeks, conditions permitting at the discretion of the Fire Chief.

WHEN YOU CAN BURN:

  • Only on days approved by the Butte County Air Quality Management District (BCAQMD).  Prior to burning please call BCAQMD at 332-9407 for daily burn status, listen to option 2 for information specific to Paradise.
  • March 1, 2016 through May 31, 2016:  On permissive burn days approved by BCAQMD, residents may burn alternating East and West Zones.  Residents East of Clark Rd. may burn the 1st through the 15th of the month; residents West of Clark Rd. may burn the 16th through the end of the month.
  • 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (fire and embers must be completely extinguished by 2:00 p.m.). 
  • All burning is suspended during Red Flag Warning. 

ALTERNATIVES TO BURNING:

  • For residents who prefer an alternative to burning you may contact Northern Recycling & Waste Services (530) 876-3340 and inquire about green waste cans.  Residents who have an existing green waste container may be eligible for a second container free of charge.

REFER TO YOUR ANNUAL BURN PERMIT FOR ADDITIONAL RULES AND REGULATIONS

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Town Hall

5555 Skyway

Paradise, CA 95969

(530) 872-6291 phone

(530) 877-5059 fax

Monday - Thursday

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.