PLACER COUNTY AIR POLLUTION CONTROL DISTRICT

RULE 316 - RANGE IMPROVEMENT/FOREST MANAGEMENT BURNING
(Adopted 03-06-90)

  1. With the exception of RULES 312 and 313, RULES 301 through 314 and RULE 317 shall apply to range improvement and forest management burns.
  2. RULE 315 shall not apply to range improvement or forest management burns.
  3. Drying times for vegetation to be included in a range improvement burn shall be at least 6 months, if economically and technically feasible. In the case of a forest management burn, the drying time shall be specified by the designated agency.
  4. Material should be windrowed or piled if technically feasible.
  5. If the burn is to be accomplished for improvement of land for wildlife and game habitat, the permit applicant shall obtain a written statement from the State Department of Fish and Game, certifying that the burn is desirable and proper.