SACAQMD RULE 103 EXCEPTIONS          
LAST REVISED 09/24/73          

          SACRAMENTO METROPOLITAN AQMD                RULES AND REGULATIONS
                                       RULE 103 EXCEPTIONS
                                         Adopted 9-24-73

                                              INDEX

          100  GENERAL
               101 PURPOSE

          200  DEFINITIONS (NOT INCLUDED)

          300  STANDARDS
               301 EXCEPTIONS FROM REGULATION 4
               302 PERMIT DETERMINATIONS

          400  ADMINISTRATIVE REQUIREMENTS
               401 PERMIT REVOCATION

          500  MONITORING AND RECORDS (NOT INCLUDED)
          
          100  GENERAL

               101 PURPOSE:    To  provide  authority  to the Air Pollution
                   Control  Officer  to permit an activity,  under  certain
                   circumstances.

          300  STANDARDS

               301 EXEMPTIONS FROM REGULATION  4:  Provisions of Regulation
                   4  shall  not apply to any activity  which  is  for  the
                   purpose of  investigation,  experiment  or  research  to
                   advance  the state of knowledge or to improve technique;
                   and
                   301.1 The  Air  Pollution  Control Officer has granted a
                         permit to conduct said  activity,  with conditions
                         of said activity specified therein; and
                   301.2 The terms of said conditions are met; and
                   301.3 The Health Officer of Sacramento County  has  been
                         consulted  and  has concurred with such permit and
                         the conditions contained therein.

               302 PERMIT DETERMINATIONS:    Before granting a permit under
                   this  Rule,  the  Air Pollution  Control  Officer  shall
                   determine that;
                   302.1 Said  activity   shall   not  interfere  with  the
                         attainment  and maintenance  of  any  ambient  air
                         quality  standard   set   by  the  California  Air
                         Resources Board or the United States Environmental
                         Protection Agency; and
                   302.2 Said activity would not result in violation of any
                         State  or Federal air pollution  emission  control
                         regulation effective in Sacramento County; and
                   302.3 No  reasonably  available  air  pollution  control
                         technology can be applied to said activity.

          400  ADMINISTRATIVE REQUIREMENTS

               401 PERMIT REVOCATION:   The  Air  Pollution Control Officer
                   shall revoke any permit issued if  provisions of Section
                   302 of this rule are not met.