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The City strives to have dog license fees, along with impound related fees, pay for about 50% of the Animal Control budget. In order to reach this goal, fees are raised to keep up with increases in expenses. Without increases in license fees, the percentage of costs covered by fees would decrease every year. This would once again shift the burden for paying for the majority of Animal Control expenses to the public in general.
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Yes, burn permits are required within the City limits and restrictions apply. To acquire a burn permit, visit City Hall:701 Fourth StreetYreka, CA 96097
There is no fee for a burn permit and they do not expire, but they can be revoked. If you happen to lose your burn permit, please visit City Hall and fill out a new permit.
Burning is permitted during daylight hours. Contact City Hall at 530-841-2386 to learn more.
To find out if it is a permissible burn day contact Siskiyou County Air Pollution Control at 530-842-8123.
Yes, business licenses are required for home businesses and can be acquired through City Hall at:701 Fourth StreetYreka, CA 96097
Permissible fence height varies depending on where on a property a fence is located, whether or not the fence is on a street corner, and other factors. Check ordinance 16.46.050 to find which fence height limit is applicable to you.
Animal Control receives over 600 calls a year requesting various services. About 80% of these calls are dog related. Plus, licensing dogs allows the City to ensure that dogs in the City have up to date rabies vaccines. View the Animal Control page to find out more.
You do not need a license for a dog until it is 4 months old.
The following list are times when you need to apply for a building permit (PDF):