How do I get a burn permit?
The annual backyard burn season for burning vegetation runs from December 1st through April 30th. Residents of one or two family dwellings (who meet the requirements specified) must obtain a permit for backyard burning at our Administrative Office at 930 17th Avenue in Santa Cruz.

Backyard burning that is done without permits or on no-burn days will be subject to fines, where applicable. Learn more about burn permits.

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1. How do I get a burn permit?
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3. How many sets of plans do I need to submit for plan review?
4. Does Central Fire Protection District have free sandbags?
5. Can I get help changing my smoke alarm batteries?
6. Can I bring fireworks to Central Fire Protection District for disposal?
7. Can I have a fire engine come to my kid's birthday party?