MODOC COUNTY AIR POLLUTION CONTROL DISTRICT

RULE 7.2 - NOTIFICATION OF BURNING CONDITIONS
(
Amended May 1, 1989)

  1. A notice as to whether the following day is a permissive-burn day, or a no-burn day, or whether the decision will be announced the following day, shall be provided by the Board at 3:00 p.m. daily. If the decision is made the following day it shall be announced by 7:45 a.m. Such notices shall be based on meteorological criteria for regulating agricultural burning.
  2. Agricultural burning is prohibited on no-burn days, except as specified in Rule 7.3, and in Rule 7.5.
  3. Upon request from a permittee through a designated agency, seven days in advance of a specific range improvement burn, forest management burn, or wildland vegetative management burn, at any elevation below 6,000 feet (msl), a permissive -burn or no-burn notice will be issued by the Board up to 48 hours prior to the date scheduled for the burn. Without further request, a daily notice will continue to be issued until a permissive-burn notice is issued.
  4. Notwithstanding Subdivision C of this section, the State Board may cancel permissive-burn notices that have been issued more than 24 hours in advance if the cancellation is necessary to maintain suitable air quality.
  5. A permissive-burn or no-burn advisory outlook will be available up to 72 hours in advance of burns specified in Subdivision C of this section.