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 gas or charcoal.
A permit must be obtained from South Lake Tahoe Fire Rescue for properties located within the City limits. The permit authorizes the burning of propane, natural gas, or charcoal only. The burning of garbage, trash, refuse, flammable liquids, and/or combustible liquids in any form is not allowed.
NO BURNING OF WOOD, LEAVES, PINE NEEDLES, YARD WASTE OR BRUSH.