The Fire Safe Council of Nevada County will chip brush that is cleared from defensible space of any permanent structure, and/or 30’ from any roadside or driveway used for evacuation purposes. Our chipping service is limited to 4 hours per customer per application for a tax-deductible donation of $75/hour.*
During high volume periods in the Spring and Summer, wait times can reach 5-6 weeks. Your partnership is greatly appreciated in making Nevada County safer from wildfire!
The Fire Safe Council of Nevada County is not able to chip foreign materials/Non-Vegetative items/Lumber of any kind.
We're sorry, but we can not chip the items listed below. If you'd like to dispose of these items, Waste Management offers a “Green Waste Pick-Up” program to dispose of such materials. They can be contacted at (530) 274-3090.
The following requirements must be met in order for us to chip at your location. We reserve the right to refuse chipping service if these requirements are not met and a travel time fee will be assessed even if we cannot perform the work.
Click on the button to submit your online chipping request. A confirmation email will be sent to you right away, and we'll schedule you as quickly as possible.
If you have any questions regarding this request contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
*A limited number of applications may qualify for free chipping services based on income, age, and/or disability.