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Water or Sewer emergency? Notice an illicit discharge to a Storm Drain?  Please call:

Between 8:00 AM and 3:30 PM Monday through Thursday:

(530) 841-2386

For After Hours, Friday to Sunday and Weekends and Holidays:

(530) 841-2300


Cal_fire_logo_largePrepare for Wildfire Season 

Be ready for wildfire before it strikes by visiting CalFire's "Ready for Wildfire" web page.

CalFire's "Ready, Set, Go!" campaign provides practical advance preparation steps for home protection and rapid evacuation.

Download CalFire's "Go!" Wildfire Evacuation Guide here.

CodeRED Alert System

During local emergencies such as the current Klamathon Fire, immediate notifications and updates are crucial. All residents and businesses are encouraged to sign up for the CodeRED emergency alert system. To receive emergency information, click on the CodeRED icon below. If you need administrative assistance signing up, contact the Yreka Police Department. 


Dave Gamache Appointed City of Yreka Police Chief

Dave Gamache, who has been serving as interim Police Chief since the retirement of former Chief Brian Bowles, has been appointed to the permanent job of Police Chief.

View the full Press Release here

Yreka Utility Customer Warning:

There is an on-line bill pay website that appears to be affiliated with the City, but it is not. Doxo.com is a third-party marketing website that allows people to pay multiple company utility bills via their site.


To make sure you are paying the City directly, use the "Pay Your Utility Bill" button to the right to reach our online bill payment portal at:


For more information, please call 530-841-2386.

Burn Permit suspension lifted in city limits effective October 7, 2019.

Effective October 7, 2019 burn permit suspension has been lifted within the City limits. Those possessing a current and valid residential burn permit from the city can burn on permissible burn days.

For more information visit the Fire Department page at the link below:

View Fire page

During fall and winter when burn suspensions are lifted, call (530) 842-8123 for burn days and burning requirements.

Homelessness Report Available

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Call 811 before you dig

Drought Information

Due to the good precipitation over the winter Governor Brown has ended the drought State of Emergency in most of California. The City is now able to ease water restrictions. Voluntary conservation measures are in place, along with State mandated prohibitions that discourage water waste. Follow the link below to learn more:

View City of Yreka Utilities "Water Efficiency" page.

"Slow the Flow - Make Your Landscape Act Like a Sponge"

A video from the State Water Quality Control Board about storm water problems and solutions.

View video

"Yreka Creek Futures" is a short video from the City of Yreka about Yreka Creek and the Greenway Master Plan.

View video


View the new Financial Transparency Portal through OpenGov.

View Technology and Data systems transparency (SB272), CA Govt. Code 6270.50

Loitering and Panhandling Laws

A printable brochure from the Yreka Police Department. Click here for brochure.

Barking Dogs

To find out why dogs bark and what you can do to stop it, download this printable brochure from Yreka Animal Control.

City Hall Closed Fridays

City Hall is closed to the public on Fridays.


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