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Rules and Regulations

The Air Pollution Control District provides their rules and regulations on line. The files are available as Portable File Document - PDF - files. A full list of the rules is available below.

Click here for a list of the Regulatory Measures the District may consider in 2014 - (PDF)

RULES ADOPTED OR AMENDED SINCE JANUARY 2014 ADOPTION OR AMENDED DATE
RULE 247  Natural Gas-fired Water Heaters, Small Boilers and Process Heaters 2/13/2014


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RULE TITLE ADOPTION OR
AMENDMENT DATE

REGULATION 1 – GENERAL PROVISIONS

RULE 101 Title

10/19/93

RULE 102 Definitions 02/09/12
RULE 103 Validity 10/19/93

REGULATION 2 - PROHIBITIONS

RULE 201 Coverage 10/19/93
RULE 202 Visible Emissions 10/19/93
RULE 203 Exceptions To Rule 202 10/19/93
RULE 204 Wet Plumes 10/19/93
RULE 205 Nuisance 10/19/93
RULE 206  Incinerator Burning 04/11/13
RULE 207 Particulate Matter 10/19/93
RULE 208 Orchard Or Citrus Heaters 10/19/93
RULE 209 Fossil Fuel-Steam Facility 10/19/93
RULE 210 Specific Contaminants 10/19/93
RULE 211 Process Weight 10/19/93
RULE 212 Storage Of Organic Liquids 06/19/97
RULE 213  Gasoline Transfer Into Stationary Storage Containers 02/21/13
RULE 214 Transfer Of Gasoline Into Vehicle Fuel Tanks 02/21/13
RULE 215 Transfer Of Gasoline Into Tank Trucks, Trailers and Railroad Tank Cars At Loading Facilities 06/19/97
RULE 216 Organic Solvent Cleaning And Degreasing Operations 12/11/03
RULE 217 Cutback And Emulsified Asphalt Paving Materials 10/19/93
RULE 218 Architectural Coatings 10/14/10
RULE 219 Organic Solvents 10/19/93
RULE 220 Abrasive Blasting 10/19/93
RULE 221 Compliance Tests 10/19/93
RULE 222 Reduction Of Animal Matter 10/19/93
RULE 223 Metal Container Coating 10/06/94
RULE 224 Aggregate Containing Asbestos 06/17/86

RULE 225
Wood Burning Appliances 12/13/07
RULE 226 Sulfur Content Of Fuels - Lake Tahoe Air Basin 10/19/93
RULE 227 Petroleum Dry Cleaning Operations Rescinded 4/12/12
RULE 228 Fugitive Dust 04/10/03
RULE 229 Fiberboard Manufacturing Rescinded 4/12/12
RULE 230 Plastic Products And Materials - Paper Treating Operation Rescinded 4/12/12

RULE 231

Industrial, Institutional, And Commercial Boilers,
Steam Generators, and Process Heaters

10/09/97
RULE 232 Biomass Suspension Boilers Rescinded 4/12/12
RULE 233 Biomass Boilers 6/14/12
RULE 234 Automotive Refinishing Operations 10/14/10
RULE 235 Adhesives 10/11/12
RULE 236 Wood Products Coating Operations 10/14/10
RULE 237 Municipal Landfills Rescinded 4/12/12
RULE 238 Factory Coating Of Flat Wood Paneling 10/14/10
RULE 239 Graphic Arts Operations 10/11/12
RULE 240 Surface Preparation and Cleanup 12/11/03
RULE 241  Crematories 04/11/13
RULE 242

Stationary Internal Combustion Engines

04/10/03
RULE 243 Polyester Resin Operations 04/10/03
RULE 244 Semiconductor Operations 02/09/95
RULE 245 Surface Coating of Metal Parts and Products 08/20/09
RULE 246 Natural Gas-Fired Water Heaters 06/19/97
RULE 247  Natural Gas-Fired Water Heaters, Small Boilers, and process Heaters 2/13/2014
RULE 248 N / A
RULE 249  Surface Coating of Plastic Parts and Products 08/08/13
RULE 250 Stationary Gas Turbines 10/17/94

REGULATION 3 - OPEN BURNING


RULE 301


Nonagricultural Burning Smoke Management 02/09/12
RULE 302 Agricultural Burning Smoke Management 02/09/12
RULE 303 Prescribed Burning Smoke Management 02/09/12
RULE 304 Land Development Smoke Management 02/09/12
RULE 305 Residential Allowable Burning 02/09/12
RULE 306 Open Burning Of Nonindustrial at Designated Disposal Sites 02/09/12

REGULATION 4 - MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS

RULE 401 Responsibility 05/24/77
RULE 402 Authority To Inspect 05/24/77
RULE 403 Responsibility Of Permittee 05/24/77
RULE 404 Upset Conditions, Breakdown Or Scheduled Maintenance 06/19/79
RULE 405 Separation Of Emissions 05/24/77
RULE 406 Combination Of Emissions 10/19/93
RULE 407 Circumvention

10/19/93

 

RULE 408

Source Record Keeping And Reporting

10/19/93

 

RULE 409 Public Records 05/24/77

RULE 410

Record keeping For Volatile Organic Compound Emissions

11/03/94
RULE 411

Indemnification of District

2/14/08

RULE 412

Registration Requirements For Stationary And Portable Compression Ignition Engines Used in Agricultural Operations

08/11/11

REGULATION 5 – PERMITS

RULE 501 General Permit Requirements 08/12/10

 RULE 502

New Source Review 08/08/13
RULE 503 Emission Statement 08/12/10
RULE 504 Emission Reduction Credits 08/12/10
RULE 505 Priority Reserve 09/21/93
RULE 506 Biomass Emission Credits Rescinded 4/12/12
RULE 507 Federal Operating Permit Program 04/08/04
RULE 508 General Conformity 08/08/96
RULE 509 Transportation Conformity 11/03/94
RULE 510 Violations And Determination Of Compliance - Title V 02/09/95
RULE 511 Potential To Emit 06/08/95
RULE 512 Request For Synthetic Minor Source Status 06/08/95
RULE 513 Toxics New Source Review: Federal Clean Air Act Section 112(G) 08/12/99
RULE 514 Federal Major Modifications 10/12/06

RULE 515

Stationary Rail Yard Control Emission Reduction Credits

10/09/08

RULE 516

Rice Straw Emission Reduction Credits 12/19/09

RULE 517

Permitting Requirements for Stationary Sources Emitting Greenhouse Gases 02/10/11

RULE 518

Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) Permit Program 02/10/11

REGULATION 6 - FEES

RULE 601 Permit Fees
(See Other Documents referred to in Rules listed below.)
12/9/10
RULE 602 Hearing Board Fees 06/14/01
RULE 603 Analysis Fee 08/08/96
RULE 604 Source Test Observation And Report Evaluation 08/08/96
RULE 605 N / A
RULE 606 N / A
RULE 607 Burning Permit Fees 02/10/11
RULE 608 Control Council Fee 02/10/11
RULE 609 N / A
RULE 610 Air Toxics "Hot Spots" Fees 07/16/98

REGULATION 7 - PROCEDURE BEFORE THE HEARING BOARD

RULE 701 General 05/24/77
RULE 702 Filing Petitions 04/21/81
RULE 703 Contents Of Petition 05/24/77
RULE 704 Petitions For Variances 05/24/77
RULE 705 Appeal From Denial 05/24/77
RULE 706 Failure To Comply With Rules 05/24/77
RULE 707 Answers 05/24/77
RULE 708 Dismissal Of Petition 05/24/77
RULE 709 Place Of Hearing 05/24/77
RULE 710 Notice Of Hearing 05/24/77
RULE 711 Evidence 05/24/77
RULE 712 Preliminary Matters 05/24/77
RULE 713 Official Notice 05/24/77
RULE 714 Continuances 05/24/77
RULE 715 Decision 05/24/77
RULE 716 Effective Date Of Decision 05/24/77
RULE 717 Lack Of Permit 05/24/77

REGULATION 8 - ENFORCEMENT

RULE 801 Enforcement 05/24/77
RULE 802 Authority To Arrest 05/24/77
RULE 803 Penalties 02/14/02
RULE 804 Order For Abatement 05/24/77
RULE 805 Notice To Comply Rescinded 4/12/12
RULE 806 Administrative Civil Penalties 04/13/00

REGULATION 9 – AIR TOXIC CONTAMINANTS

RULE 901 N/A (This was the Airborne Benzene Control Measure - Transfer Of Gasoline Into Vehicle Fuel Tanks. The California Air Resources Board's Air Toxic Control Measure (ATCM) is the current toxic regulation affecting gasoline that is applicable in Placer County. Other rules in Regulation 2 apply to Gasoline.) The California Air Resources Board's ATCM is the rule for this category of vapor recovery.
Rescinded
RULE 902 Airborne Chromium Control Measure - Emissions Of Hexavalent Chromium From Chrome Plating and Anodizing Operations. The District has no sources that emit hexavalent chromium. Rescinded 4/12/12
RULE 903 Ethylene Oxide Airborne Toxic Control Measure For Sterilizers And Aerators. The District has no in-use ethylene oxide sterilizers. Rescinded 4/12/12
RULE 904 Airborne Toxic Control Measure – Hexavalent Chromium Emissions From Cooling Towers. The District has no sources that emit hexavalent chromium. Rescinded 4/12/12
RULE 905 Airborne Toxic Control Measure - Asbestos Containing Serpentine Rock In Surfacing Applications. The District will enforce the state ATCM. Rescinded 4/12/12
RULE 906 Airborne Toxic Control Measure – Medical Waste Incinerators. The District will enforce the state ATCM. Rescinded 4/12/12

OTHER DOCUMENTS REFERRED TO IN THE RULES

Fee Schedule Referred to in the rules in Regulation 6 06/14/01

Other Air Quality Statutes
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