Open Outdoor Burning

Burn Day Info | Wildfire Smoke Guide | Prescribed Burning Fact Sheet | Smoke Management Program | Smoke Management Plan Application | No-Burn Day Burn Permit Application

Burn permits must be obtained from your local fire agency, and burning can occur only on permissive burn days.
The state has designated some areas where burn barrels could be used to burn dry vegetation, paper and cardboard only.

Burn Barrel Map

Backyard Burning of Garbage Illegal

Area Restrictions for the Burning of Vegetation, Paper and Residential Waste in Open Piles and Burn Barrels in Inyo, Mono and Alpine Counties

RESTRICTIONS FOR AREA 1:

RESTRICTIONS FOR AREA 2:

RESTRICTIONS FOR AREA 3:

Allowed: Burning of dry natural vegetation on piles on the ground with a valid burn permit on a permissive burn day.

Allowed: Burning of dry natural vegetation on piles on the ground with a valid burn permit on a permissive burn day.

Allowed: Burning of non-glossy paper, cardboard and dry natural vegetation in burn barrels or on piles on the ground with a valid burn permit on a permissive burn day.

Prohibited: Use of burn barrels and burning of any other residential waste.

Prohibited: Use of burn barrels and burning of any other residential waste

Prohibited: Burning of any other residential waste.

 

 

 

AREA 1 includes:

AREA 2 includes:

AREA 3 includes:

City of Bishop
Town of Mammoth Lakes
93546 – Independence and Aberdeen
93545 - Lone Pine
93646 - Kirkwood

(number indicates zip code)

93513 – Big Pine
93514* – Unincorporated area of Bishop, Laws, Round Valley, Rovana, Swall Meadows (*Excludes the City of Bishop)
93529 – June Lake & June Lake Junction
93530 – Keeler
93546** – Crowley Lake (**Excludes the Town of Mammoth Lakes)
96107 – Coleville, Walker
96133 – Topaz area
96120 – Markleeville, Crystal Springs, Emigrant Trail, Fredricksburg, Hope Valley, Mesa Vista, Woodfords

93514* - Chalfant, Chalfant Valley, Hammil Valley (*Excludes the City of Bishop)
92328 – Death Valley, DV Junction, Stovepipe Wells
92384 – Shoshone
92389 – Tecopa, Tecopa Hot Springs
93522 – Darwin
93527 – Inyokern, Pearsonville
93549 – Olancha, Cartago
93512 – Benton
93517 – Bridgeport
93541 – Lee Vining, Mono City

Inyo County portions of:
89060 - Stewart Valley
89061 - Charleston View
89019 - Sandy Valley

Wood Burning

Wood Burning Handbook
U.S. EPA's Voluntary Program for Wood-Burning Fireplaces
U.S. EPA's Voluntary Program for Wood-Burning Fireplaces - Frequently Asked Questions



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