A Permit is required for any open burning in the District and can be purchased at 195 E Main Street Fernley during regular business hours.
Those burning without a permit, or not in compliance with the rules and regulations of the permit, will be cited.
To protect your home from potential wildfires…
Create Defensible Space by eliminating weeds and noxious vegetation.
Defensible space, in the context of fire control, is a natural and/or landscaped area, around a structure that has been maintained and designed to reduce fire danger. This practice is sometimes called ‘Fire Scaping’.
A noxious weed, harmful weed or injurious weed is a weed that has been designated by an agricultural authority as one that is injurious to agricultural or horticultural crops, natural habitats or ecosystems, or humans or livestock. Most noxious weeds have been introduced into an ecosystem by ignorance, mismanagement, or accident.
Remove dead trees and prune low-hanging branches
Cut grass and weeds and remove debris regularly
Relocate woodpiles and leftover building materials away from structures
Keep your roof and yard clean of pine needles, leaves, and debris