PLACER COUNTY AIR POLLUTION CONTROL DISTRICT

RULE 314 - PREPARATION OF MATERIAL TO BE BURNED
(Adopted 05-24-77; Revised 06-19-79, 04-21-81, 05-20-85, 10-12-00)

  1. No material shall be burned unless it is reasonably free of dirt, soil and surface moisture and shall be burned in a manner to prevent excessive smoke. Excessive smoke is that which causes a nuisance.

  2. Material stacked for burning shall not be burned unless it is stacked in such a manner so to promote drying and insure combustion with a minimum amount of smoke.

  3. Unwanted trees shall be felled and dried prior to the burn.

  4. In the burning of agricultural waste, the material to be burned shall be free of material that is not produced in an agricultural operation.