Getting a Large Pile Burn Permit

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**Due to Covid-19, ALL burn permits are being issued via mail only** 

 If you need a burn permit, there is a drop off box located in front of the County building.  Burn permits dropped off will be processed the next day.  Please print out the form below and attach payment.  Your application can either be mailed back to us or put into the drop boxes at the County.  We apologize for the inconvenience.


Burning an outdoor fire larger than 4 feet by 4 feet requires that you have a large pile burn permit from the Air District.

There is an annual fee of $30 for the large pile burn permit or $50. for a two year permit.

Material may not be moved from one property to another for the purpose of burning it.

The use of Burn Barrels is prohibited. Call the District office if you have one that you would like to dispose of.

In an effort to make obtaining a large pile burn permit easier for you we have three ways that you can do this.


Click the link below and Print out the form. You may be able to fill it out on your computer. Complete the form and mail it along with a check or money order for the fee to the Air District. Call the District with any questions you have. 209/257-0112. 

Once your application is received, it is processed and a valid permit is mailed back to you.



Call the District and have any questions answered and have the form mailed to you. You will complete and mail the form to the District along with a check for the fee.

Once your application is received, it is processed and a valid permit is mailed back to you. 



Come into the Air District office at 810 Court Street in Jackson, complete the form and pay the fee with either check, cash or money order only. You leave with the permit.

We can not accept credit or debit cards.


Please remember, do not mail cash.
The District can only accept cash, money orders or checks.



Click below to view, complete, and print the form


Burn Permit Form


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