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Rules & Regulations

 The current versions of the North Coast Unified Air Quality Management District's Rules & Regulations are found below. Both electronic and hard copy formats are also available by contacting staff at (707) 443-3093 or support@ncuaqmd.org. If you would like to be notified of rule changes, sign up on our email list server.

Note that where applicable, the "X-factor" value as referenced in Rule 400(B)(1) for FY2021/22 is presently $146.00.

Regulation I - General Provisions, Permits & Prohibition

Regulation 1 - General Provisions, Permits, & ProhibitionsRegulation 1 - Table of ContentsRule 100 - General Provisions- Revised, July 9, 2015Rule 101 - Definitions- Revised, February 20, 2014Rule 102 - Required Permits- Revised, July 9, 2015Rule 103 - Action on Applications, Required Testing and Environmental Assessments- Revised, July 9, 2015Rule 104 - Prohibitions- Revised, July 9, 2015Rule 105 - Enforcement & Penalty Actions- Revised, July 9, 2015Rule 106 - Emission Reduction Credits & Banking- July 9, 2015Rule 107 - ReservedRule 108 - ReservedRule 109 - Entry Upon Private Property- Revised, July 9, 2015Rule 110 - New Source Review (NSR) and Prevention of Significant Deterioration- Revised July 9, 2015Rule 111 - Federal Requirements for Sources of Greenhouse Gases- Revised, July 9, 2015Rule 120 - Vapor Extraction- Revised, July 9, 2015

Regulation II - Open Burning

Regulation II - Open BurningRegulation II - Table of ContentsRule 200 - General Provisions- Revised, December 11, 2013Rule 201 - Prohibitions, General Requirements and Burn Day Determination- Revised, December 11,2013Rule 202 - Stanadard Burn Permit- Revised, December 11, 2013Rule 203 - Non-Standard Burn Permit- Revised, December 11, 2013Rule 204 - No Burn Day Permit- Revised, December 11, 2013Rule 205 - Fire Training Burn Permit- Revised, December 11, 2013Rule 206 - Smoke Management- Revised, December 11, 2013Rule 207 - ReservedRule 208 - Reserved

Regulation III - Control of Toxic Air Contaminants

Regulation III - Control of Toxic Air Contaminants Regulations III- Table of ContentsRule 300 - State Airborne Toxic Control Measures- Revised, March 12, 2015Rule 301 - Local Airborne Toxic Control Measure for the Control of Benzene from Retail Gasoline Despensing Facilities- Revised, March 12, 2015

Regulation IV - Fees

Regulation IV - FeesRegulation IV - Table of ContentsRule 400 - Fee Calculation & Administration- Revised, September 19, 2019Rule 401 - Asbestos Fees- Revised, October 16, 2014Rule 402 - Assessments- Revised, October 16, 2014Rule 403 - Document Fees- Revised, October 16, 2014Rule 404 - Hearing Board Fees- Revised, March 10, 2018Rule 405 - Stationary & Portable Source Permit Fees- Revised, September 19, 2019Rule 406 - Federal Clean Air Act Permit Fees- Revised November 9, 2017Rule 407 - Air Toxics "Hot Spots" (AB2588) Fees, Revised, October 16, 2014Rule 408 - Burn Permit Fees- Revised, September 9, 2019Rule 409 - Additional Services & Fees- Revised, October 16, 2014Rule 410 - Air Monitoring Fees- Revised, November 9, 2017

Regulation V - Title V Sources

Regulation V - Procedures for Issuing Permits to Operate for Sources Subject to Title V of the Federal Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990Regulation V - Table of ContentsRule 500 - ReservedRule 501 -  Purpose and General Requirments, Revised, March 12, 2015Rule 502 - Application & Permit Requirements- Revised, March 12, 2015Rule 503 - District Administrative Procedures- Revised, March 12, 2015Rule 504 - Permit Content- Revised, March 12, 2015

Regulation VI - Hearing Board Procedures

Regulation VI - Hearing Board ProceduresRegulation VI - Table of ContentsRule 600 - Authorization- Revised, October 16, 2014Rule 601 - Petition Procedures- Revised, October 16, 2014Rule 602 -  Emergency Variances- Revised, October 16, 2014Rule 603 - Interim Variances- Revised, October 16, 2014Rule 604 -  Modifications of Incerments of Progress Schedule- Revised, October 16, 2014Rule 605 - Hearing Procedures- Revised, October 16, 2014Rule 606 - Decisions- Revised, October 16, 2014Rule 607 - Records of Procedings- Revised, October 16, 2014Rule 608 - Appeal of Decision- Revised, October 16, 2014

Regulation VII - Greenhouse Gas Mitigation & Control

Rule 700 - Greenhouse Gas Mitigation & Control- ReservedRule 701 - Landfill Gas Control- Adopted, October 20, 2011Rule 702 - Refrigerant Management- Adopted, October 20, 2011

Appendices

Appendices -  NCUAQMD Rules & RegulationsAppendix - Table of ContentsAppendix A - Procedures for Environmental Impact Review- Revised, September 10, 2015Appendix B - Continuous Emissions Monitoring- Revised, September 10, 2015Appendix C - Humbolt Bay Air Basin- Revised, September 10, 2015Appendix D - ReservedAppendix E - ReservedAppendix F - ReservedAppendix G - Reserved