Today marks the start of the 2014-2015 open burn season in San Luis Obispo County. The burn season, which typically runs through the end of April, allows the burning of residential yard trimmings in backyards and agricultural waste. Open burn season normally closes at the end of April when local fire agencies typically predict an increasing risk of wildfires from drying brush and grass.
All burning requires a permit from the San Luis Obispo County Air Pollution Control District (APCD). Until further notice, burn permits from CAL FIRE are not required.Read More »