NORTHERN SONOMA COUNTY AIR POLLUTION CONTROL DISTRICT
RULE 400 - STANDARDS AND LIMITATIONS
A. Emission Standard:
A District approved wood fired appliance shall be EPA or District certified, and emit less than or equal to 7.5 grams particulate per hour for a non catalytic wood fired appliance or 4.1 grams per hour for a catalytic wood fired appliance.
B. Limitations on new, existing, or replacement wood fired appliances:
No person shall install, or allow to be installed, any wood fired appliance unless it is approved by the District, except as provided in Rule 400.C.
1. Limitations on used wood fired appliances: No person shall sell, offer for sale, supply, install, or transfer ownership of a used wood fired appliance which has been removed from its dwelling unit or commercial building unless it has been rendered permanently inoperable, or unless it is District approved or has received, at any time, a certification from the Environmental Protection Agency or the State of Oregon.
This limitation does not prohibit the sale of any wood fired appliance which is transferred as an appurtenance to a commercial building or dwelling.
2. Masonry fireplaces: Masonry fireplaces are exempt from the limitations of Rule 400 for a period of two years from the effective date of this rule.