Right-of-Entry Permits Now Available for Phase II of the Hopkins Fire Debris Removal

The following is a press release issued by the County of Mendocino:

Firefighters saturating the remains of a smoldering home in the evening of the Hopkins Fire [Picture by Matt LaFever]

The State of California has approved Phase II consolidated debris removal operations for properties impacted by the 2021 Hopkins Fire. In order for properties to be eligible for the State debris removal program, the County of Mendocino must receive completed Right-of-Entry permits by December 10, 2021. This will allow entry onto your property to perform the necessary debris removal tasks.

CalRecycle is managing Phase II operations, which involves the removal of the majority of burn debris. The bid package for debris removal operations is open and accepting bids until 12/03/2021. Once a contract is awarded, debris removal is expected to begin in mid to late December of 2021.

To access the Right-of-Entry permit online, click here. Right-of-Entry permits should be submitted to the Prevention, Recovery, Resiliency, and Mitigation Division by:

  • Mailing or delivering them to the Prevention, Recovery, Resiliency, and Mitigation Division at 501 Low Gap Road, Room 1010, Ukiah, CA 95482
  • Faxing them to (707)-463-5649
  • Emailing them to PRRM at

For more information, please contact Disaster Recovery at:

(707)-234-6303 or

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