OPEN BURNING

Rule 300  General

     300.1.    Prohibition.  Except as otherwise provided in this
               Regulation, no person shall use open outdoor fires
               for the purpose of disposal or burning of
               petroleum wastes, demolition debris, tires, tar,
               trees, wood waste, plastics, or other combustible
               or flammable solid or liquid waste; or for metal
               salvage or burning of motor vehicle bodies. 
               (Section 41800)

     300.2.    Definitions.

               A.   APCD.  The Air Pollution Control District of
                    Amador County.

               B.   APCO.  The Air Pollution Control Officer of
                    Amador County, or designated representative.

               C.   Approved Ignition Devices.  Those instruments
                    or materials that will ignite open fires
                    without the production of black smoke,
                    including such items as liquid petroleum gas
                    (L.P.G.), butane, propane, or diesel oil
                    burners, flares, or other similar material as
                    approved by the APCO.  Tires, tar, tar paper,
                    waste oil, and other similar materials are   
                    not approved.

               D.   ARB.  The California State Air Resources
                    Board, or any person authorized to act on its

               E.   CCR.  The California Code of Regulations.

               F.   Designated Agency.  Any agency authorized by
                    the APCD or ARB as having authority to issue
                    air pollution permits.  The U.S. Forest
                    Service, the California Department of
                    Forestry, and the incorporated cities are so
                    designated within their respective areas of
                    jurisdiction within Amador County APCD.

               G.   Person.  Any person, firm, association,
                    organization, partnership, business, trust,
                    corporation, company, contractor, supplier,
                    installer, operator, user or owner, any
                    government agency or public district, or any
                    officer or employee thereof.

               H.   Prescribed Burning.  The planned application
                    of fire to vegetation on lands selected in
                    advance of such application, where any of the
                    purposes of the burning are specified in the
                    definition of agricultural burning as set
                    forth in Section 39011.

               I.   Section.  As used in these Rules and
                    Regulations, unless some other code is
                    specifically mentioned, all section
                    references are to the California Health and
                    Safety Code.