SANTA BARBARA COUNTY AIR POLLUTION CONTROL DISTRICT

RULE 312 - OPEN FIRES
(Adopted 10/18/71, 2/23/73, 7/9/73 and 12/5/77, readopted 10/23/78, revised 10/2/90)

A. General

A person shall not burn any combustible refuse in any open outdoor fire within the District boundaries except as otherwise provided in these Rules and Regulations.

B. Residential Dry Vegetation Burning

The burning of leaves, weeds, grass clippings, shrubbery and tree prunings (all adequately dried) by occupants of one and two-family dwellings only, within the Northern Zone except in the incorporated cities of Santa Maria and Lompoc, shall be permitted on the premises in open outdoor fires on Permissive Burn Days in the months of February, May, August and November; subject to strict control and issuance of a permit therefor by the public fire protection agency having jurisdiction and subject to applicable Rules and Regulations of Chapter 15 of the Santa Barbara County Code (Fire Protection).

C. Right of Way Burning - Northern Zone

D. Fire Hazard - Reduction in High Fire Hazard Areas

Outdoor burning will be permitted in High Fire Hazard Areas designated pursuant to Chapter 15 of the Santa Barbara County Code provided that:

E. Confiscated Marijuana Burning

Representatives of the County of Santa Barbara Sheriff's Department, in cooperation with other law enforcement agencies, may burn, in the open, marijuana seized in Santa Barbara County, provided that: