NORTHERN SONOMA COUNTY AIR POLLUTION CONTROL DISTRICT

2-500 ENFORCEMENT

2-501 Prohibitions

501.1 No person shall set or allow to be set any open outdoor fires on days when prohibited by the ARB or the District, unless specifically exempted by provisions in 2-102 of this regulation.

501.2 No person shall set or allow to be set any open outdoor fires as may be allowed by Sections 2-301 and2-302, of this regulation unless he has a valid permit from a designated Fire Control Agency and/or the District as required in 2-304 of this regulation.

2-502 Penalties

502.1 Any violation of the open burning requirements stated in this Regulation is a misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment in the County Jail not exceeding six months, or by fine not exceeding one-thousand dollars ($1,000.00) or both, and the cost of putting out the fire. Every day during any portion of which such violation occurs, constitutes a separate offense.

502.2 Any person who intentionally or negligently violates any order of abatement issued by a District pursuant to H&S Code 42450, by a hearing board pursuant to H&S 42451, or by the state board pursuant to H&S 41505 shall be liable for a civil penalty not to exceed twenty five thousand dollars ($25,000.00) for each day in which such violation occurs.

502.3 Any violation of the Open Burning Requirements as stated in this regulation is subject to Civil Penalty action not to exceed one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) for each offense. Everyday during any portion of which such violation occurs constitutes a separate offense