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The following brochures are provided by:

Monterey Bay Unified Air Pollution Control District
24580 Silver Cloud Court
Monterey, Ca 93940
(831) 647-9411

The annual backyard burn season for burning natural vegetation from households in Monterey, San Benito, and Santa Cruz Counties was opened on December 1, 2011 and is scheduled to close April 30, 2012.


Please take the time to review the documents listed below that pertain to the type of burning you are doing. You are responsible for knowing the regulations! Backyard Burning Guidelines

Backyard burning is allowed only on days when weather conditions will allow the quick dispersion of smoke. Before starting a burn, residents should check the Air Distict's Burn Status Hotline which provides the burn status each day. The number is 1-800-CAL-BURN (225-2876).