Nevada City, CA
Where can I get a burn permit?
Open burning is not allowed within City limits.

Where do I go to pay fire department fees?
Fees will only be collected at City Hall.

Do I live in the City or the County?
If your home has a one, two or three digit address and you have a 95959 zip code, you live in the incorporated area of the City of Nevada City. If you have a Nevada City address with a 5 digit house number, you live in the county. There are a small number of exceptions to this. If you are unsure, please call City Hall and we will help you.

How can I donate to the Nevada City Fire Department?
Tax Deductible donations can be made to the Firefighters Association of Nevada City. Mailed to:
Firefighters Association
PO Box 1601
Nevada City, CA 95959

Where Can I get more Information about Fire Preparedness?
The City has been actively addressing the fire situation as an individual entity as well as coordinating with the local agencies. Please Click on the links below for more information.

Vegetation Clearance Ordinance 2019-03 - Click  HERE

Hazardous Vegetation Complaint Form - Click  HERE

Ready Nevada County Handbook - Click  HERE  

Free Residential Chipping Program Details - Click  HERE 

“Goat Fund Me” Prescriptive Grazing Information - Click  HERE 

Fire Preparedness – General Info - Click  HERE 

Mass Siren Notification System info (see Item 7B), click on the link to see staff report and info.  This item was approved - Click  HERE 

Recent meeting (see March 22nd Agenda) discussing fire mapping (FlameMapper) - Click  HERE 

Sign up for CODE RED Community Notifications Click  HERE

A link to subscribe to the City’s website to receive information & notifications - Click  HERE 

      Fire Department
      Sam Goodspeed
      Division Chief

      Fire Department
      201 Providence Mine Road
      Nevada City, CA 95959

      Phone: 530-265-2351

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      8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
      7 days per week
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