Air Pollution Control Burn Permits and Burn Day Information

Burn Information Line: (209) 754-6600

Copperopolis Residents: (209) 785-7664


You are required to obtain an Air Pollution Control Burning Permit if:

    • Your property is 5 acres or more
    • The parcel is commercial
The permit cost is $12.00. The Department accepts cash, checks (made payable to APCD) or Credit Card (+ $1.75 service fee). The permit is valid for one (1) year from date of issuance.

To obtain a burn permit, you may submit your $12.00 payment by check including your Permit Number to: APCD 891 Mountain Ranch Road, San Andreas, CA 95249 and a new permit will be issued to you through the mail.

If you will be conducting a prescribed burn on an area greater than 10 acres, or burning more than one ton of material, a Smoke Management Plan (SMP) is required. Please contact the District for more information.

Please contact the District at 209-754-6399 for further information. 

A Burn Permit from Cal-Fire is required during certain times of the year; please check with your local Cal-Fire Station. More information regarding Cal-Fire Burn Permits is available at:

Cal-Fire Burn Permit Information


Contact Information

Air Pollution Control
891 Mountain Ranch Road
San Andreas, CA 95249

Phone: (209) 754-6399
Fax: (209) 754-6722

Office Hours:
8:00a - 4:00p
Monday thru Friday

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