Town of Paradise

Burn Permits will be available for sale Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018

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.

LIMITED BURNING

January rains were encouraging however cumulative rainfall is still far below average for this time of the year. It’s evident that without significant improvement, California is headed back into drought conditions. In the absence of any more significant rain, burning may be suspended on April 1st.  The determination of whether to suspend burning or not will be made by the Fire Chief based on the fire risk. Please call the Paradise Burn Information line at (530) 872-6264 x 1 to check the status of burning after March 31, 2018.

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. ($25 cash or check)

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, 2018 through May 31, 2018: 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. BURNING MAY BE SUSPENDED APRIL 1st depending on weather conditions.
  • 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (fire and embers must be completely extinguished by 2:00 p.m.).
  • Burning may be suspended during periods of strong wind. Any suspension will be reflected in the BCAQMD daily burn status.
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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.