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

Conditional Rice Straw Burn Permit

2014-2015 Conditional Rice Straw Burning Permit Registration is July 28th through August 6th, 2014.  Click here for the Press Release.

Each year, the District holds rice straw burn permit registration appointments to explain the requirements of the program and assure each grower's opportunity to participate in the program.  Postcards with appointment dates were mailed on July 3rd. Contact the District if you would like to make or change your appointment. The registration process may be also completed by mail; contact us to request the necessary registration materials in addition to the forms below.

Information and Forms:

Informational Sheet - Registration Appointment provides information regarding what to expect at your appointment

2014 Conditional Rice Straw Burn Permit must be completed and provided to District either in person or via mail along with $70 fee

Field Crop Registration Form must be completed if last year's Rice Burn Data sheet is not available or if adding fields

Butte County Agricultural Burning Zone Map must be used to indicate location of fields and to identify in which zone(s) fields are located

Burn List Swap Procedures 2014 provides information regarding District policy/procedures regarding swaps

Air Quality Burn Permit must be completed for ditch/weed or other non-rice ag burning

Burn Authorization Notice Information for all permit holders

For more information regarding rice registration, contact Ursula Parker at 332-9400, extension 104.