Burn Permit Information
During certain times of the year and in certain parts of the state, residential landscape debris burning of dead vegetation is allowed. However, homeowners should always check with their local fire station or CAL FIRE station, as well as local air quality management agency before burning. Burn permits may be required and during the dry months, Cal Fire will suspend burning altogether.
Addresses in Winters are located within the City of Winters, the Winters Fire Protection District, and in the State Responsible Area which includes areas west of County Road 88 (examples: addresses on Golden Bear, Encinas, Quail Canyon, Etc). Addresses in the Winters Fire Protection District are subject to burn permits issued by the Winters Fire Department (further information and application available HERE). Addresses in the State Responsible Area are subject to burn permits issued by CalFire (further information and application available HERE).
Determining a Burn Day
Burn days are determined by the Air Quality Management District. Resources can be found at https://www.ysaqmd.org/rules-compliance/burning/
Questions regarding air quality can be directed to
Yolo-Solano Air Quality Management District
1947 Galileo Court, Suite 103; Davis, CA 95618
530-757 – 3650
In YOLO COUNTY PLEASE DIAL 530-666-8920 TO CONFIRM A BURN DAY AND IF SO, TO LOG THE LOCATION OF YOUR BURN, please provide the dispatcher with your name, address/location of the control burn, and contact number.