All fields with an "*" are required. A valid email address is required for permit activation. Permits are issued for county issued property addresses, you may use this form to create a permit for up to 10 different property addresses. All addresses must have the same owner and be located within the Mid-Coast area of responsibility.

If you do not have a county issued address, you will need to contact Chief Goetz at 831.625.8175.

Your email address will be your user name and you are asked to create a password. This will allow you to log in if you need to view or reprint your permit.

Permits are valid for up to three years.

If you are unsure about whether your property is within the Mid-Coast area of responsibility or have further questions, please email

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Date: 11/16/2018 Permit Valid Through: 5/1/2018
First Name *
Last Name *
Mailing Street Address 1 *
Mailing Street Address 2
Mailing City *
Mailing State *
Mailing Zip *
Primary Phone *
Email *
Password *
Permit Street Address 1 *         

Burn permit is valid only if all of the following conditions are met:
  1. This burn permit may be revoked, suspended, or terminated for violation of any condition specified or when necessary for public safety by the Monterey Bay Unified Air Pollution Control District, Cal-Fire, Mid-Coast Fire Brigade and law enforcement agencies.
  2. Burn Day Status – Fires are only allowed on permissive burn days, as determined by the Air Resources Board pursuant to Section 41855 of the Health & Safety Code or by the Monterey Bay Unified Air Pollution Control District (MBUAPCD). To determine burn status, call 1-800-225-BURN (2876) anytime after 4:00 p.m. the day prior to your planned burn. We are in Zone 31. If it is a permissive burn day then:
  3. Call the Fire Brigade after 7:00 am at 625-8175 and leave your name, contact phone number and address of the burn before you light your burn pile.
  4. Burning is allowed from 7:00 am until 5:00 pm. Fires need to be extinguished by dark.
  5. Piles cannot be larger than 4' x 6'
  6. A line to bare mineral earth a minimum of 18" wide must be cut around the burn pile.
  7. Water must be readily available at the burn pile with sufficient quantity to extinguish the fire should your fire escape.
  8. You must be in attendance of your fire at all times.
  9. You can only burn natural vegetation grown on your property that is properly dried.
  10. You cannot burn residential trash or “backyard” waste, plastics, petroleum products and petroleum wastes, construction and demolition debris; tires; and motor vehicle bodies and parts.
Remember if your fire escapes you can be held responsible for all costs associated with suppression of the fire, and burning outside of the regulations set forth by MBUAPCD can result in large fines.

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