Butte County Air Quality Management District
629 Entler Avenue, Suite 15
Chico, CA 95928
(530) 332-9400

Drought State of Emergency triggers Water-Well Drilling Rig exemptions: Please see ARB's website for more specific requirements.

Please join CAL FIRE and the Butte County Air Quality Management District on a public tour of a prescribed burn project, Friday, October 24th from 1:00 to 3:00 pm at the Loafer Creek Campground in Oroville.  Learn how projects like this reduce wildfire risk and benefit the forest and how agencies work together to protect the environment and you. Click here for more information.

CAL-Fire Burn Ban in effect.  CAL-FIRE has issued a bun ban for all types of burning in the SRA (Launch SRA Viewer).  Residential "Dooryard" or Fire Hazard Reduction Burning is currently prohibited throughout Butte County except within the city limits of Biggs and Gridley with a valid Fire agency burn permit.

The next meeting of the District Governing Board will be October 23, 2014 at the Chico City Council Chambers.

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Get more information on how to make a payment for an AG burn purmit, engine registration, other reimbursements and fees

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Toll Free Numbers

  • District Office: 855-332-9400
  • Agricultural Burn Line: 855-332-9406
  • Outdoor Residential Burn Line: 855-332-9407
  • District Fax: 530-332-9417