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2024 Burn Season Closes Monday (5/6/24)!

05 May 2024

Atascadero Fire & Emergency Services would like to announce the Fire Hazard Reduction Burn Season will close Monday, May 6, 2024, for Atascadero residents.  Just a reminder that the burn day status, whether it is a permissive burn day or not, changes daily and is determined by the California Air Resources Board and north county weather conditions. Burning is never allowed within 5 days of measurable rain.

Permits are required and can be obtained online by visiting the City’s website at or by using the Public Fire Safety App. To register for a permit, a resident’s name, street address, and text messaging phone number are required. Those who do not have Internet Access can request a permit at (805) 461-5070 Ext. 8 or visit City Hall at 6500 Palma Ave., Atascadero.

For more information, click here. The photo is of the Public Fire Safety App to look for in the App Store!

Screen capture of the icon.

Atascadero Fire & Emergency Services strongly encourages residents to utilize alternative forms of disposal, such as the Waste Alternatives’ Green Waste recycling container or the Chicago Grade Landfill.  Burning should be used as a last resort.

Copies of Atascadero’s Burn Regulations are available on our website at   Citations will be issued for violations of the burning regulations.

If you would like further information regarding this press release, please feel free to contact Atascadero Fire & Emergency Services at (805) 461-5070.