MENDOCINO COUNTY AIR QUALITY MANAGEMENT DISTRICT

RULE 2-303 - BURN DAY DETERMINATION

303.1

Information as to whether a day is a permissive burn day or a no-burn day will be available from the designated agencies listed under 2-305 of this regulation, and will be transmitted to the general public by announcement over local radio and television stations. 24-hour burn conditions may be obtained by phoning:

North Coast Unified AQMD (707) 443-3091
Mendocino County AQMD (707) 463-4391
Northern Sonoma County APCD (707) 544-BURN
303.2
Burning decisions will be made covering the entire California North Coast Air Basin; however, more restrictive conditions may be imposed for localized problem areas.

303.3
Upon request from a permittee through a designated agency, seven days in advance of a specific range improvement, forest management or wildland vegetation management burn at any elevation below 6000 feet (MSL), a permissive-burn or no-burn notice will be issued by the ARB up to 48 hours prior to the date scheduled for the burn. Without further request, a daily notice will continue to be issued until a permissive-burn notice is issued.

303.4
A permissive-burn or no-burn advisory outlook will be available up to 72 hours in advance of burns specified in 303.3.

303.5
The ARB or the District may cancel permissive-burn notices that have been issued more than 24 hours in advance if the cancellation is necessary to maintain suitable air quality.