NORTHERN SIERRA AIR QUALITY MANAGEMENT DISTRICT

RULE 304 - AGRICULTURAL BURNING
(Adopted: September 11, 1991)

Agricultural burning, as defined in Rule 300 A, shall be allowed under the following Rules and conditions:

  1. Rule 312 - Burning Permits.
  2. Burning, except that related to the disposal of empty pesticide or toxic substance containers used in agricultural operations, shall occur only on those days approved pursuant to Rule 313 - Burn Day.
  3. Rule 314 - Minimum Drying Times.
  4. Rule 315 - Burning Management Requirements.
  5. Agricultural waste material shall be windrowed or piled where possible, unless good agricultural practice dictates otherwise.