As a precautionary measure to help slow the spread of the Coronavirus (Covid-19), the Amador Air District will not be able to provide services for walk-in customers starting March 20, 2020 until further notice. 

In the meantime, we will continue to serve you as described below:

Burn Permits - There will be NO burn permits issued for walk-in customers.  We will process all burn permits via mail only.  Please go to our Burning and Burn Permits tab, fill out the form and mail it back with the corresponding payment.  If email is provided, we will email you your burn permit.   LARGE PILE BURN PERMIT APPLICATION

Phone Calls and Emails - Calls and emails will be answered/checked based on availability of staff.  Please call (209) 257-0112 for questions.  If you have trouble getting through, please be patient and try again.  All messages will be returned in a timely manner.  Our general inbox is


In this time of uncertainty, we greatly appreciate all your patience and understanding.  Our staff is committed to providing our residents the best service possible.  Please check our site periodically as we will update as we get new information. 


Take care and be safe!

~Amador Air District Staff


 The Amador Air District’s (AAD) goal is to improve the quality of life for our residents and is responsible for watching over the air resources of Amador County.  Our mission is to assist businesses to comply with regulations, achieve and maintain ambient air quality standards set by USEPA and California Air Resources Broad (CARB), and protect public health and the environment from adverse air quality impacts.

Our office is staffed with an Air Pollution Control Officer, an Inspector, and an Administrative Technician.  

Did you know? The Amador Air District has placed Air Quality sensors in our area to read the local real time Air Quality Index (AQI). To view the sensors readings please visit for current Air Quality information.

 Another helpful link to our community is: This website is provided by The U.S. Forest Service AirFire Research Team and provides a variety of information regarding smoke dispersion, fire emissions, fuel loading, and fire consumption.  

For the most current smoke advisory and health index information please see the Public Health Smoke Advisory and the Public Health FAQ links regarding wildfire smoke in our area. 


Contact Information

810 Court Street, Jackson, CA 95642

Phone: (209) 257-0112
FAX: (209) 257-0116
Burn Day Information: (209) 223-6246
Business Hours:

Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm

Closed from Noon to 1pm