COLUSA COUNTY AIR POLLUTION CONTROL DISTRICT

REGULATION VI - AGRICULTURAL BURNING


RULE 6.19 - WILDLAND VEGETATION MANAGEMENT BURNING

In addition to the general agricultural burning requirements of this regulation and the annual "Sacramento Valley Air Basin Agricultural Burning Plan" as submitted to the Air Resources Board and other stated burning regulations, wildland vegetation management burning shall be performed in compliance with the following:

a. Any proposed burn, regardless of size, which will occur below a mean elevation of 1,000 feet, or any proposed burn which encompasses a land area greater than 10.0 acres and which occurs at or above a mean elevation of 1,000 feet shall include the following information to be submitted in a burn plan to the District at least seven (7) days prior to ignition:

  1. Name, address and telephone number of person to conduct the burn along with the name of a specific contact individual;
  2. Acreage covered by the burn plan and estimated tons per acre of material to be burned;
  3. Location of the burn site;
  4. Type and condition of fuel and objectives of the burn;
  5. Direction and distance to populated or sensitive receptor areas;
  6. Project burn schedule (ignition to completion of burn) and fuel combustion prescription elements;
  7. Meteorological prescription and forecast for the burn;
  8. Specifications for monitoring and verifying project parameters;
  9. Procedures for notifying the public and other agencies of the burn; and
  10. Any other information requested by the Air Pollution Control Officer.

b. No more than 640 acres of wildland vegetation as defined in the regulations shall be ignited on any one day within Colusa County