FOR NOW IF YOU SEE DUST CALL the Ag Commission at (707) 565-2371
The current process is under the purview of the Sonoma County Agriculture Commission ONLY. And-once a Grinder arrives onsite that work will be permitted by the BAAQMD. FOR NOW IF YOU SEE DUST CALL the Ag Commission at (707) 565-2371
See Codes Below:
Exempt Agriculture Operation Health and Safety Code 41701 and 410701.4 G & H exempt.
Grinder on site permitted in our office-permit conditions PERP.
Come with permit conditions.
I just learned that the current Orchard Conversion process
underway is exempt from the jurisdiction of the Bay Area
Air Quality Management District. Their mandate is contained within the State Health and Safety code 41701 and says this: " 41700. (a) Except as otherwise provided in Section 41705, a person shall not discharge from any source whatsoever quantities of air contaminants or other material that cause injury, detriment, nuisance, ......"
H&S Code 41704. States: "Section 41701 does not apply to any of the following: ...... (g) Agricultural operations necessary for the growing of crops or raising of fowl or animals. (h) The use of other equipment in agricultural operations necessary for the growing of crops or raising of fowl or animals."
see for entire text of codes.