SISKIYOU COUNTY AIR POLLUTION CONTROL DISTRICT

RULE 2.14 - COMPLIANCE WITH CALIFORNIA ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY ACT

A. Determination of Compliance

In making a determination to issue a permit for a project under these regulations, the Air Pollution Control Officer may make findings as required by the California Environmental Quality Act ("CEQA"), Public Resources Code section 21000 et seq., including, but not limited to, the determinations that a permit is exempt from CEQA, that a negative declaration should be adopted, or an environmental impact report ("EIR") has been prepared and should be certified as adequate.


B. Appeal of Determination

The Control Officer's determination regarding compliance with CEQA may be appealed by any affected party within 10 days of posting of the notice of such decision. Any appeal shall be made to the APCD Board upon providing written notice and filing of a $750 fee.

Any appeal of the Control Officer's CEQA determination for a project shall be heard and decided by the Air Pollution Control Board prior to any decision by the Hearing Board regarding an appeal, if applicable, of a permit for the same project made pursuant to Regulation V.