- City Services
- Fire Prevention
No Open Burning
The City of South Lake Tahoe does not allow any open burning within the City limits. The exceptions to this are gas fireplaces and BBQ’s that use either LP or natural gas, charcoal, and Pellet BBQ's, such as a Traeger are acceptable.
NO BURNING OF WOOD, LEAVES, PINE NEEDLES, YARD WASTE OR BRUSH.
All new construction and business inspections are conducted by the City’s Fire Inspector, who works out of 1052 Tata Lane within the Building Department.
The Fire Inspector Dan Brown can be reached at 530-542-6019 or firstname.lastname@example.org
South Lake Tahoe Fire Rescue is heavily involved in a variety of public education events including the Wildfire Safety Expo, school visits, our annual Open House, Firefest and fire station visits. Please contact our administrative office to schedule community public education events.
Business office 530-542-6160
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