Mariposa Countywide Brush & Chip
To qualify for the chipping program, customers must meet the following guidelines:
Must be a resident of Mariposa County
Brush must be piled along a route of ingress/egress that a truck towing a chipper can access. Debris must not be piled along any County road for chipping.
All cut parts of the limbs must be faced out towards the driveway
All piles must be within 10 feet of the driveway
All limbs must be no wider than 5 feet
All limbs shall be 6 inches in diameter or less
Piles must be no higher than 4 feet and free of any trash or metal
Piles can be of any length
*If limbs are piled incorrectly, the Fire Safe Council will not chip them.
To qualify for the brushing program, we will use the PG&E CARE Program guidelines to qualify disadvantaged residents who are physically or financially not able to maintain their 100' defensible space. If you have questions, please call 209-966-7700 to see if you qualify. This is a service that clears the 100' defensible space around an inhabited structure of larger brush, low lying limbs, and hazardous fuels.
*IMPORTANT: Cancellations MUST be made at least 3 days in advanced.
Please click on button below to be redirected to the Chipping Request page.
2021- Weed-Eating Program
MCFSC has partnered with Area 12 Agency on Aging to receive funding for weed-eating for Fiscal Year 2021.
The purpose of this funding is to assist Mariposa County Senior Citizens with a free weed-eating service that provides clearance within the 100 feet of defensible space around the home of the participant's primary residence. This project reduces the participant's risk of wildfire ignition and spread by reducing the amount of 1 hour fuels within the 100 foot defensible space.
CALL Area 12 Agency on Aging to sign up for weed-eating at: 209-532-6272
You MUST call Area 12 Agency on Aging to request services.
We are unable to provide services unless you sign up with Area 12 Agency on Aging. Once you have signed up with them, they will provide us with your name, address and phone number in order to implement the weed-eating program. Contacting our office directly to request the services WILL NOT result in implementation of weed-eating services. We will direct you to the phone number above for request of services. It is not a grant funded service. It is funded directly thru Area 12 Agency on Aging. Thank you for your courtesies and cooperation in this matter.
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