Public Notice – Air Quality Regulatory Measures that May Be Adopted or Amended in 2023

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Air Quality Regulatory Measures that May Be Adopted or Amended in 2023

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 2023 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.

The following rules are tentatively proposed to be adopted or amended in 2023:

Rule # Title
210 Fees
316 Storage and Transfer of Gasoline
333 Control of Emissions from Reciprocating Internal Combustion Engines
358 Stationary Gas Turbines
362 Nitrogen Oxides (NOx) from Miscellaneous Combustion Sources


The following rules are included in case adoption or amendment is needed during 2023:

Rule # Title
102 Definitions
201 Permits Required
202 Exemptions to Rule 201
211 Technical Reports – Charges For
213 Fees for Registration Programs
312 Open Fires
321 Solvent Cleaning Machines and Solvent Cleaning
323.1 Architectural Coatings
341 Municipal Solid Waste Landfills
351 Surface Coating of Wood Products
401 Agricultural and Prescribed Burning
810 Federal Prevention of Significant Deterioration
901 New Source Performance Standards (NSPS)
1002 Asbestos Removal, Renovation, and Demolition
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) 979-8329.