Burn Information


Agricultural Burn Permit (530) 757-3650

Yolo-Solano Air Quality Management District (AQMD), growers with field crop residue who wish to burn must get a burn permit from the District. These growers then call the District when they are ready to burn and will receive a password from Yolo Solano. Then they need to call Yolo County Dispatch (530) 666-8920 and let them know that they are burning.

Rural Yard Burn (530) 666-8920

Residential burning may occur only after a burn day has been declared and approximately between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Burn piles can not be larger than 4 feet high by 6 feet diameter. Burn piles must have adequate clearance from neighboring property (50 ft), structures (50 ft) and combustible materials (15 ft). Burns may not cause a nuisance with smoke and ash to neighbors. CONTACT the above number to find out the daily burn status.


Types of Burn Days

Permissive Burn Day: A day on which agricultural burning of all types may be conducted, you must have the prior authorization of the District.

Restricted Burn Day: A day on which agricultural burning may be conducted with specific restrictions. An example may be a day on which only burning of orchard prunings is allowed.

Minimum Burn Day: A burn day on which agricultural burning may be conducted with specific restrictions. NO rural yard burning is allowed.

No Burn Day: A day on which NO open burning of any type may be conducted.