SACRAMENTO METROPOLITAN AIR QUALITY MANAGEMENT DISTRICT
RULE 408 - INCINERATOR BURNING
(Adopted 3-11-70; Amended 2-5-75, 6-1-76)
201 COMBUSTIBLE REFUSE
202 MULTIPLE CHAMBER INCINERATOR
301 INCINERATOR USE
400 ADMINISTRATIVE REQUIREMENTS (NOT INCLUDED)
500 MONITORING AND RECORDS (NOT INCLUDED)
101 PURPOSE: To limit the type of incinerator used for refuse disposal.
201 COMBUSTIBLE REFUSE: Any solid or liquid combustible waste material containing carbon in a free or combined state.
202 MULTIPLE-CHAMBER INCINERATOR: Any article, machine, equipment, contrivance, structure or part of structure, used to dispose of combustible refuse by burning, consisting of three or more refractory lined combustion furnaces in series, physically separated by refractory walls, interconnected by gas passage ports or ducts and employing adequate design parameters necessary for maximum combustion of the material to be burned. The refractories shall have a Pyrometric Cone Equivalent of at least 17, tested according to the method described in the American Society for Testing Materials, Method C-24.
301 INCINERATORS: A person shall not burn any combustible refuse in any incinerator or other enclosure except:
301.1 Such refuse that is generated and burned on the premises of a single or two-family dwelling in the unincorporated area of the County of Sacramento, State of California, situated south of the center line of Township 7 North, or in any incorporated city whose boundaries are situated wholly south of such center line. The burning of putrescible waste, bedding, rubber products are excluded from this exception.
301.2 In equipment found by the Air Pollution Control Officer in advance of such use to be equally effective for the purpose of air pollution control as an approved multiple chamber incinerator.