Public Notice

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To be published Sunday, January 5, 2020

Air Quality Regulatory Measures that May Be Adopted or Amended in 2020

State law (Health and Safety Code Section 40923) requires the Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District (District) to publish a list of regulatory measures scheduled for consideration each year. These regulatory measures, or rules and regulations, are adopted in order to reduce air pollution in Santa Barbara County. Air quality rules and regulations that may be adopted or amended during 2020 are listed below. Other measures may be proposed for adoption per the criteria specified in Section 40923 of the Health and Safety Code. Before the adoption or amendment or any regulatory measure, the District publishes a notice in a local newspaper and holds a public hearing to accept comments from affected businesses and other interested parties.

Rule # Title
102 Definitions
201 Permits Required
202 Exemptions to Rule 201
312 Open Fires
317 Organic Solvents
321 Solvent Cleaning Machines and Solvent Cleaning
322 Metal Surface Coating Thinner and Reducer
323.1 Architectural Coatings
324 Disposal and Evaporation of Solvents
330 Surface Coating of Metal Parts and Products
333 Control of Emissions from Reciprocating Internal Combustion Engines
337 Surface Coating of Aerospace Vehicles and Components
339 Motor Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Coating Operations
341 Municipal Solid Waste Landfills
349 Polyester Resin Operations
351 Surface Coating of Wood Products
353 Adhesives and Sealants
354 Graphic Arts
358 Stationary Gas Turbines
362 Nitrogen Oxides (NOx) from Miscellaneous Combustion Sources
363 Particulate Matter (PM) Control Devices
364 Refinery Fenceline and Community Air Monitoring
401 Agricultural and Prescribed Burning
809 Federal Minor Source New Source Review
810 Federal Prevention of Significant Deterioration
901 New Source Performance Standards (NSPS)
1303 Part 70 Operating Permits – Permits

If you would like to check on the status of a rule, please visit the District’s website at For more information, contact Tim Mitro at (805) 961-8883.