IMPERIAL COUNTY AIR POLLUTION CONTROL DISTRICT


RULE 702 - RANGE IMPROVEMENT BURNING
(Adopted prior to 10/15/79; revised 3/20/73, 9/14/99)

  1. Range improvement burns shall be regulated by the provisions of Rule 701.

  2. If a burn is done primarily for improvement of land for wildlife and game habitat, a statement from the Department of Fish and Game certifying that the burn is desirable and proper shall be submitted and filed with the application for a burning permit.

  3. All burns shall be ignited as rapidly as practicable within applicable fire control restrictions.

  4. Brush to be ignited shall be treated at least six months prior to the burn unless the Air Pollution Control Officer determines it is economically and technically not feasible.

  5. Unwanted trees over six inches in diameter shall be felled and dried in accordance with Rule 701.A.9.