SACRAMENTO METROPOLITAN AIR QUALITY MANAGEMENT DISTRICT
RULE 403 - FUGITIVE DUST
201 FUGITIVE DUST
400 ADMINISTRATIVE REQUIREMENTS (NOT INCLUDED)
500 MONITORING AND RECORDS (NOT INCLUDED)
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).
201 FUGITIVE DUST: Solid airborne matter emitted from any non-combustion sources.
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:
301.1 Use, where possible, of water or chemicals for control of dust in the demolition of existing buildings or structures, construction operations, the construction of roadways or the clearing of land.
301.2 Application of asphalt, oil, water, or suitable chemicals on dirt roads, materials stockpiles, and other surfaces which can give rise to airborne dusts;
301.3 Other means approved by the Air Pollution Control Officer.