SACRAMENTO METROPOLITAN AIR QUALITY MANAGEMENT DISTRICT

RULE 403 - FUGITIVE DUST
(Adopted 8-3-77)


INDEX

100 GENERAL

200 DEFINITIONS

300 STANDARD

400 ADMINISTRATIVE REQUIREMENTS (NOT INCLUDED)

500 MONITORING AND RECORDS (NOT INCLUDED)


100 GENERAL

101 PURPOSE: To reasonably regulate operations which periodically may cause fugitive dust emissions into the atmosphere.

102 EXEMPTIONS: The provisions of this rule shall not apply to emissions emanating from agricultural operations, currently unworked land designated as reclaimed for agriculture, or unpaved roads open to public travel (this exclusion shall not apply to industrial or commercial facilities).

200 DEFINITIONS

201 FUGITIVE DUST: Solid airborne matter emitted from any non-combustion sources.

300 STANDARDS

301 LIMITATIONS: A person shall take every reasonable precaution not to cause or allow the emissions of fugitive dust from being airborne beyond the property line from which the emission originates, from any construction, handling or storage activity, or any wrecking, excavation, grading, clearing of land or solid waste disposal operation. Reasonable precautions shall include, but are not limited to: