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To be published Sunday, January 7, 2018

Air Quality Regulatory Measures that May Be Adopted or Amended in 2018

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 2018 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 Number Title
202Exemptions to Rule 201
312Open Fires
317Organic Solvents
321Solvent Cleaning Machines and Solvent Cleaning
322Metal Surface Coating Thinner and Reducer
323.1Architectural Coatings
324Disposal and Evaporation of Solvents
330Surface Coating of Metal Parts and Products
337Surface Coating of Aerospace Vehicles and Components
339Motor Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Coating Operations
341Municipal Solid Waste Landfills
342Control of Oxides of Nitrogen from Boilers, Steam Generators, and Process Heaters
349Polyester Resin Operations
351Surface Coating of Wood Products
353Adhesives and Sealants
354Graphic Arts
360Emissions of Oxides of Nitrogen from Large Water Heaters and Small Boilers
361Small Boilers, Steam Generators, and Process Heaters
401Agricultural and Prescribed Burning
810Federal Prevention of Significant Deterioration
901New Source Performance Standards (NSPS)
1301Part 70 Operating Permits – General Information
1303Part 70 Operating Permits – Permits
1304Part 70 Operating Permits – Issuance, Renewal, Modification, and Reopening

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.