Restricted and Controlled Burns

Sierra County has passed Ordinance 22-001 Restricted Open and Controlled Burns in the Unincorporated Areas of Sierra County.

If you want to have a controlled burn you must call Sierra County Emergency Services to obtain a permit at 575-894-6215. Do not call dispatch for a permit.

Weather conditions will dictate issuance of burn permits. Burn permits will not be issued on red flag days. Fire weather updates are posted on the Sierra County Emergency Services Facebook page.