Open Burning


Effective May 1, 2020, Open (pile) Burning is closed until further notice. 


Beginning January 1, 2020, residents who reside in the Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District (TMFPD) will be allowed to pile burn green waste with an approved burn permit, limited by weather, and as long as Washoe County Air Quality Division has designated a Green Day

Burning will be allowed for the first seven days of each month and until further notice.

** Truckee Meadows Fire has introduced a new online automated burning permit process ** 


Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District traditionally opens burning in spring and fall depending on several factors, including but not limited to wind, temperature and conditions of vegetation.