SACAQMD RULE 403 FUGITIVE DUST          
LAST REVISED 08/03/77          

          SACRAMENTO METROPOLITAN AQMD                RULES AND REGULATIONS
                                     RULE 403 FUGITIVE DUST
                                          Adopted 8-3-77

                                              INDEX

          100 GENERAL
              101  PURPOSE
              102  EXEMPTIONS

          200 DEFINITIONS
              201  FUGITIVE DUST

          300 STANDARD
              301  LIMITATIONS

          400 ADMINISTRATIVE REQUIREMENTS (NOT INCLUDED)

          500 MONITORING AND RECORDS (NOT INCLUDED)
          
          100 GENERAL

              101  PURPOSE:   To   reasonably   regulate  operations  which
                   periodically may cause fugitive  dust emissions into the
                   atmosphere.

              102  EXEMPTIONS:  The provisions of this rule shall not apply
                   to  emissions  emanating  from agricultural  operations,
                   currently  unworked  land designated  as  reclaimed  for
                   agriculture, or unpaved  roads  open  to  public  travel
                   (this   exclusion  shall  not  apply  to  industrial  or
                   commercial facilities).

          200 DEFINITIONS

              201  FUGITIVE  DUST:  Solid  airborne matter emitted from any
                   non-combustion sources.

          300 STANDARDS

              301  LIMITATIONS:   A  person  shall  take  every  reasonable
                   precaution  not  to  cause or  allow  the  emissions  of
                   fugitive dust from being  airborne  beyond  the property
                   line  from  which  the  emission  originates,  from  any
                   construction,  handling  or  storage  activity,  or  any
                   wrecking, excavation, grading, clearing of land or solid
                   waste  disposal  operation. Reasonable precautions shall
                   include, but are not limited to:
                   301.1   Use, where  possible,  of water or chemicals for
                           control  of dust in the demolition  of  existing
                           buildings     or     structures,    construction
                           operations, the construction  of roadways or the
                           clearing of land.
                   301.2   Application of asphalt, oil, water,  or suitable
                           chemicals  on  dirt roads, materials stockpiles,
                           and  other  surfaces  which  can  give  rise  to
                           airborne dusts;
                   301.3   Other  means  approved   by  the  Air  Pollution
                           Control Officer.