Note:  For the fees in effect as of July 1, 2015, see this section.

Please see the table below for the currently adopted rules of the Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District.

Rule and Regulations PDF Adopted/
Last Amended
Cover Pages cover.pdf  –
Table of Contents  contents.pdf 6/19/2014
Regulation I: General Provisions
Rule 101 Compliance by Existing Installations: Conflicts Rule101.pdf 6/1981
Rule 102 Definitions Rule102.pdf 6/21/2012
Rule 103 Severability Rule103.pdf 10/23/1978
Rule 104 Agricultural Burning Rule104.pdf 10/23/1978
Rule 105 Applicability Rule105.pdf 7/30/1991
Rule 106 Notice to Comply Rule106.pdf 1/1/2001
Rule 107 Emergencies Rule107.pdf 4/19/2001
 Regulation II: Permits
Rule 201 Permits Required Rule201.pdf 6/19/2008
Rule 202 Exemptions to Rule 201 Rule202.pdf 6/21/2012
Rule 203 Transfer Rule203.pdf 4/17/1997
Rule 204 Applications Rule204.pdf 4/17/1997
Rule 205 Standards for Granting Permits Rule205.pdf 4/17/1997
Rule 206 Conditional Approval of Authority to Construct or Permit to Operate Rule206.pdf 10/15/1991
Rule 207 Denial of Applications Rule207.pdf 10/23/1978
Rule 208 Action on Applications – Time Limits Rule208.pdf 4/17/1997
Rule 209 Appeals Rule209.pdf 1/18/2001
FEES Fiscal Year 2015-2016, Rule 210 – Current Fee Schedule
cpi-fees.pdf 7/1/2015
Rule 210 Fees (for current fee schedule, see above) Rule210.pdf 3/17/2005
Rule 211 Technical Reports – Charges For Rule211.pdf 10/23/1978
Rule 212 Emission Statements Rule212.pdf 10/20/1992
FEES Fiscal Year 2015-2016, Rule 213 – Current Fee Schedule cpi-fees.pdf 7/1/2015
Rule 213 Fees for Registration Programs  (for current fee schedule, see above) Rule 213.pdf 10/18/2007
Regulation III: Prohibitions
Rule 301 Circumvention Rule301.pdf  10/23/1978
Rule 302 Visible Emissions Rule302.pdf 6/1981
Rule 303 Nuisance Rule303.pdf 10/23/1978
Rule 304 Particulate Matter – Northern Zone Rule304.pdf 10/23/1978
Rule 305 Particulate Matter – Southern Zone Rule305.pdf 10/23/1978
Rule 306 Dust and Fumes – Northern Zone Rule306.pdf 10/23/1978
Rule 307 Particulate Matter Emission Weight Rate – Southern Zone Rule307.pdf 10/23/1978
Rule 308 Incinerator Burning Rule308.pdf 10/23/1978
Rule 309 Specific Contaminants Rule309.pdf 10/23/1978
Rule 310 Odorous Organic Sulfides Rule310.pdf 10/23/1978
Rule 311 Sulfur Content of Fuels Rule311.pdf 10/23/1978
Rule 312 Open Fires Rule312.pdf 10/2/1990
Rule 313 Fires Set Under Public Authority Rule313.pdf 10/23/1978
Rule 314 Reduction of Animal Matter Rule314.pdf 10/23/1978
Rule 315 Gasoline Specifications Rule315.pdf 10/23/1978
Rule 316 Storage and Transfer of Gasoline Rule316.pdf  1/15/2009
Rule 317 Organic Solvents Rule317.pdf 10/23/1978
Rule 318 Vacuum Producing Devices or Systems – Southern Zone Rule318.pdf 10/23/1978
Rule 319 Asphalt Air Blowing – Southern Zone Rule319.pdf 10/23/1978
Rule 320 Petroleum Solvent Dry Cleaners Rule320.pdf 6/11/1979
Rule 321 Solvent Cleaning Operations Rule321.pdf 6/21/2012
Rule 322 Metal Surface Coating Thinner and Reducer Rule322.pdf 10/23/1978
Rule 323 Architectural Coatings
Note: Rule 323 shall remain in effect in its entirety until January 1, 2015. A coating manufactured prior to January 1, 2015 may be sold, supplied, or offered for sale for up to three years after January 1, 2015, provided that the coating complied, at the time of manufacture, with all applicable provisions in Rule 323, as revised November 15, 2001. Such coating may also be applied at any time. This provision does not apply to any coating that does not display the date or date code required by Section E.1.a of Rule 323.1.
Rule323.pdf  11/15/2001
Rule 323.1 Architectural Coatings Rule 323.1.pdf 6/19/2014
Rule 324 Disposal and Evaporation of Solvents Rule324.pdf 10/23/1978
Rule 325 Crude Oil Production and Separation Rule325.pdf 7/19/2001
Rule 326 Storage of Reactive Organic Compound Liquids Rule326.pdf  1/18/2001
Rule 327 Organic Liquid Cargo Tank Vessel Loading Rule327.pdf 12/16/1985
Rule 328 Continuous Emission Monitoring Rule328.pdf 10/23/1978
Rule 329 Cutback and Emulsified Asphalt Paving Materials Rule329.pdf 2/25/1992
Rule 330 Surface Coating of Metal Parts and Products Rule330.pdf 6/21/2012
Rule 331 Fugitive Emissions Inspection and Maintenance Rule331.pdf 12/10/1991
Rule 332 Petroleum Refinery Vacuum Producing Systems, Wastewater Separators and Process Turnarounds Rule332.pdf 6/11/1979
Rule 333 Control of Emissions from Reciprocating Internal Combustion Engines Rule333.pdf 6/19/2008
Rule 334 Control of Hexavalent Chromium Emissions from Chrome Plating and Chromic Acid Anodizing Rule334.pdf 9/20/2010
Rule 335 Control of Hexavalent Chromium in Cooling Towers Rule335.pdf 1/9/1990
Rule 336 Control of Ethylene Oxide Emissions Rule336.pdf 12/12/1989
Rule 337 Surface Coating of Aerospace Vehicles and Components Rule337.pdf 6/21/2012
Rule 338 Control of Asbestos Containing Serpentine Rock in Surfacing Operations Rule338.pdf 3/20/2003
Rule 339 Motor Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Coating Operations Rule339.pdf 6/19/2008
Rule 340 Control of Dioxins from Medical Waste Incinerators Rule340.pdf 9/10/1991
Rule 341 Municipal Solid Waste Landfills Rule341.pdf 9/18/1997
Rule 342 Control of Oxides of Nitrogen (NOx) from Boilers, Steam Generators and Process Heaters Rule342.pdf 4/17/1997
Rule 343 Petroleum Storage Tank Degassing Rule343.pdf 12/14/1993
Rule 344 Petroleum Sumps, Pits and Well Cellars Rule344.pdf 11/10/1994
Rule 345 Control of Fugitive Dust from Construction and Demolition Activities Rule345.pdf 1/21/2010
Rule 346 Loading of Organic Liquid Cargo Vessels Rule346.pdf 1/18/2001
Rule 347 Reserved
Rule 348 Reserved  –
Rule 349 Polyester Resin Operations Rule349.pdf 6/21/2012
Rule 350 Reserved
Rule 351 Surface Coating of Wood Products Rule351.pdf 8/20/1998
Rule 352 Natural Gas-Fired Fan-Type Central Furnaces and Small Water Heaters Rule352.pdf 10/20/2011
Rule 353 Adhesives and Sealants Rule353.pdf 6/21/2012
Rule 354 Graphic Arts Rule354.pdf 6/28/1994
Rule 359 Flares and Thermal Oxidizers Rule359.pdf 6/28/1994
Rule 360 Emissions of Oxides of Nitrogen from Large Water Heaters and Small Boilers Rule360.pdf 10/17/2002
Rule 361 Small Boilers, Steam Generators, and Process Heaters Rule361.pdf 1/17/2008
Rule 370 Potential to Emit — Limitations for Part 70 Sources Rule370.pdf 1/20/2011
Regulation IV: Agricultural Burning
Rule 401 Agricultural and Prescribed Burning Rule401.pdf 5/16/2002
Rule 402 Enforcement Rule402.pdf 10/23/1978
Rule 403 Burning Permit for Non-Burning Days: Report Requirements Rule403.pdf 10/23/1978
Regulation V: Hearing Board
Rule 501 General Rule501.pdf 10/23/1978
Rule 502 Filing Petitions Rule502.pdf 10/23/1978
Rule 503 Contents of Petitions Rule503.pdf  10/23/1978
Rule 504 Petitions for Variances: Contents Rule504.pdf 10/23/1978
Rule 505 Breakdown Conditions Rule505.pdf 10/23/1978
Rule 506 Emergency Variances for Breakdowns Rule506.pdf 10/23/1978
Rule 507 Appeal from Denial Rule507.pdf 10/23/1978
Rule 508 Failure to Comply with Rules Rule508.pdf 10/23/1978
Rule 509 Petition Response – (APCD Requirements) Rule509.pdf 10/23/1978
Rule 510 Withdrawal of Petition Rule510.pdf 10/23/1978
Rule 511 Place of Hearing Rule511.pdf 10/23/1978
Rule 512 Notice of Hearing Rule512.pdf 10/23/1978
Rule 513 Evidence Rule513.pdf 10/23/1978
Rule 514 Preliminary Matters Rule514.pdf 10/23/1978
Rule 515 Official Notice Rule515.pdf 10/23/1978
Rule 516 Continuances Rule516.pdf  10/23/1978
Rule 517 Decision Rule517.pdf 10/23/1978
Rule 518 Effective Date of Decision Rule518.pdf 10/23/1978
Rule 519 Lack of Permit Rule519.pdf 10/23/1978
Regulation VI: Emergencies
Rule 601 General Rule601.pdf 6/15/1981
Rule 602 Episodes/Disasters Rule602.pdf 6/15/1981
Rule 603 Emergency Episode Plans Rule603.pdf 6/15/1981
Rule 604 Source Inspection Rule604.pdf 6/15/1981
Rule 605 Enforcement Rule605.pdf 6/15/1981
Rule 606 Communication Network Rule606.pdf 6/15/1981
Rule 607 Air Monitoring Stations Rule607.pdf 6/15/1981
Rule 608 Air Monitoring Summaries Rule608.pdf 6/15/1981
Rule 609 Interdistrict Coordination Rule609.pdf 6/15/1981
Regulation VII: Conformity
Rule 701 Transportation Conformity Rule701.pdf 10/15/1998
Rule 702 General Conformity Rule702.pdf 10/20/1994
 Regulation VIII: New Source Review
Rule 801 New Source Review Rule801.pdf 4/17/1997
Rule 802 Nonattainment Review Rule802.pdf 4/17/1997
Rule 803 Prevention of Significant Deterioration Rule803.pdf 4/17/1997
Rule 804 Emission Offsets Rule804.pdf 4/17/1997
Rule 805 Air Quality Impact Analysis and Modeling Rule805.pdf 4/17/1997
Rule 806 Emission Reduction Credits Rule806.pdf 4/17/1997
Rule 807 Reserved
Rule 808 New Source Review for Major Sources of Hazardous Air Pollutants Rule808.pdf 5/20/1999
Rule 809 Reserved
Rule 810 Federal Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) Rule810.pdf 6/20/2013
Regulation IX: New Source Performance Standards
Rule 901 New Source Performance Standards Rule901.pdf 9/20/2010
Rule 902 Reserved
Rule 903 Outer Continental Shelf Regulations Rule903.pdf 11/10/1992
Regulation X: National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants
Rule 1001 National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants Rule1001.pdf 10/26/1993
Regulation XI: Public Notification
Rule 1101 General Rule1101.pdf 1/21/2010
Rule 1102 Daily Reporting of Air Quality Rule1102.pdf 1/21/2010
Rule 1103 Annual Reporting Rule1103.pdf 1/21/2010
Rule 1104 Health Effects Rule1104.pdf 1/21/2010
Rule 1105 Public Awareness and Involvement Rule1105.pdf 1/21/2010
Regulation XII: Registration Programs
Rule 1201 Registration of Agricultural Diesel Engines Rule1201.pdf 8/16/2007
Regulation XIII: Part 70 Operating Permit Program
Rule 1301 General Information Rule1301.pdf 1/20/2011
Rule 1302 Permit Application Rule1302.pdf  11/9/1993
Rule 1303 Permits Rule1303.pdf 1/18/2001
Rule 1304 Issuance, Renewal, Modification and Reopening Rule1304.pdf 1/18/2001
Rule 1305 Enforcement Rule1305.pdf 11/9/1993
The following is not a District-adopted rule.  The memorandum provides information on State Airborne Toxic Control Measures (ATCMs) and how the Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District implements them.
ATCM-MACT Memorandum atcm-mact.pdf 1/15/2009

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