Recreational Fire Permits

Recreational fire permits are issued for the Boy Scouts of America’s Camp Herms located at 1100 James Place in El Cerrito. If you have camp reservations through the BSA and intend to light a campfire or conduct a burn, please fill out the form below and submit directly to the Fire Department.  If you download the form instead, it can be returned to us by fax (510) 232-4917 or email We will email you an executed copy once the Fire Prevention Officer has signed off on the form. Please allow at least one week for processing.

Fill out the Recreational Fire Permit form that will be submitted to the Fire Department directly or download the form.