Current Rules

Yolo-Solano Air Quality Management Districts (YSAQMD) is responsible for addressing emissions from stationary sources through permits and local rules.  After proceedings held in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 6 commencing with Section 40702 of the California Health and Safety Code, the Air Quality Management Board of the Yolo-Solano Air Quality Management District adopted rules and regulations as follows:

REGULATION I GENERAL PROVISIONS
RULE 1.1 General Provisions and Definitions 

REGULATION II PROHIBITION, EXCEPTIONS – REQUIREMENTS
RULE 2.1 Control of Emissions
RULE 2.2 Alteration of Permit
RULE 2.3 Ringelmann Chart
RULE 2.5 Nuisance
RULE 2.6 Additional Exception
RULE 2.8 Open Burning, General 
RULE 2.9 Open Burning, Certain Materials
RULE 2.10 Incinerator Burning
RULE 2.11 Particulate Matter Concentration
RULE 2.12 Specific Contaminants 
RULE 2.14 Architectural Coatings
RULE 2.16 Fuel Burning Heat or Power Generators
RULE 2.17 Circumvention
RULE 2.18 Payment of Order Charging Cost
RULE 2.19 Particulate Matter Process Emission Rate
RULE 2.20 Orchard Heaters
RULE 2.21 Organic Liquid Storage and Transfer
RULE 2.22 Gasoline Dispensing Facilities 
RULE 2.23 Fugitive Hydrocarbon Emissions
RULE 2.25 Metal Parts and Products Coating Operations
RULE 2.26 Motor Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Coating Operations
RULE 2.27 Large Boilers
RULE 2.28 Cutback and Emulsified Asphalts
RULE 2.29 Graphic Arts Printing Operations
RULE 2.30 Polyester Resin Operations
RULE 2.31 Solvent Cleaning and Degreasing 
RULE 2.32 Stationary Internal Combustion Engines 
RULE 2.33 Adhesive Operations
RULE 2.34 Stationary Gas Turbines 
RULE 2.35 Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Operations
RULE 2.37 Natural Gas-Fired Water Heaters and Small Boilers 
RULE 2.38 Municipal Solid Waste Landfills
RULE 2.39 Wood Products Coating Operations 
RULE 2.40 Wood Burning Appliances
RULE 2.41 Expandable Polystyrene Manufacturing Operations 
RULE 2.42 Nitric Acid Production 
RULE 2.43 Biomass Boilers 
RULE 2.44 Central Furnaces 
RULE 2.45 Boilers 

REGULATION III PERMIT SYSTEM
RULE 3.1 General Permit Requirements 
RULE 3.2 Exemptions 
RULE 3.3 Portable Equipment 
RULE 3.4 New Source Review 
RULE 3.5 Emission Reduction Credits 
RULE 3.6 Priority Reserve 
RULE 3.7 Emission Statements 
RULE 3.8 Federal Operating Permits 
RULE 3.10 Limit Potential to Emit 
RULE 3.11 Alternative Compliance 
RULE 3.12 Notice to Comply 
RULE 3.13 Toxics New Source Review 
RULE 3.20 Ozone Transport Mitigation 
RULE 3.21 Rice Straw Emission Reduction Credits 
RULE 3.23 Acid Deposition Control 
RULE 3.24 Prevention of Significant Deterioration 
RULE 3.25 Federal New Source Review for New and Modified Major PM2.5 Sources 
RULE 3.26 Oil and Gas Equipment Registration

REGULATION IV FEES
RULE 4.1 Permit Fees – Stationary Source 
RULE 4.2 Permit Fees – Agricultural Burning 
RULE 4.3 Fees – Asbestos Demolition/Renovations 
RULE 4.4 Hearing Board Fees 
RULE 4.9 Air Toxics “Hot Spots” Fees 

REGULATION V PROCEDURE BEFORE THE HEARING BOARD
RULE 5.1 Procedure Before the Hearing Board  
RULE 5.2 Upset/Breakdown Conditions: Emergency Variance  

REGULATION VI AGRICULTURAL BURNING
RULE 6.1 Agricultural Burning 

REGULATION VII EMERGENCY EPISODE PLAN
RULE 7.1 Purpose
RULE 7.2 Control Initiation Levels
RULE 7.3 Episode Determination
RULE 7.4 Stationary Source Curtailment Plans
RULE 7.5 Episode Control Actions

REGULATION VIII FEDERAL DESIGNATED SOURCES
RULE 8.1 New Source Performance Standards
RULE 8.2 Performance Standards and Associated Requirements
RULE 8.3 Different Standards
RULE 8.4 Notification
RULE 8.5 Performance Testing
RULE 8.6 Monitoring and Testing Reports and Records
RULE 8.7 Records of Start Ups, Shutdowns and Malfunctions
RULE 8.8 Report of Emissions in Excess of Standards
RULE 8.9 Variance

REGULATION IX STATE DESIGNATED TOXIC SOURCES
RULE 9.1 Applicability
RULE 9.2 Benzene
RULE 9.3 Hexavalent Chromium
RULE 9.4 Ethylene Oxide Sterilizers and Aerators 
RULE 9.5 Medical Waste Incinerators 
RULE 9.6 Non-Ferrous Metal Melting 
RULE 9.7 Perchloroethylene Dry Cleaning Operations 
RULE 9.8 Asbestos – Serpentine Rock 
RULE 9.9 Asbestos 

REGULATION X MOBILE AND INDIRECT SOURCES
RULE 10.2 Transportation Conformity
RULE 10.3 General Conformity 

REGULATION XI STATIONARY AGRICULTURAL SOURCES
RULE 11.1 Agricultural Operating Permit Program 
RULE 11.2 Confined Animal Facilities Permit Program 
RULE 11.3 Agricultural Engine Registrations