Or. Admin. R. 340-264-0170 - Coos, Douglas, Jackson and Josephine Counties

Current through Register Vol. 60, No. 12, December 1, 2021

Open burning requirements for Coos, Douglas, Jackson and Josephine Counties:

(1) Open burning control areas:
(a) The Coos Bay open burning control area, as described in OAR 340-264-0078(2) and generally depicted in Figure 3 Coos Bay Open Burning Control Area of OAR 340-264-0078, is located in Coos County;
(b) The Umpqua Basin open burning control area, as described in OAR 340-264-0078(4), and generally depicted in Figure 5 Umpqua Basis Open Burning Control Area of OAR 340-264-0078, is located in Douglas County;
(c) The Rogue Basin open burning control area, as described in OAR 340-264-0078(3) and generally depicted in Figure 4 Rogue Basin Open Burning Control Area of OAR 340-264-0078, is located in Jackson and Josephine Counties.
(2) Industrial open burning is prohibited unless authorized pursuant to OAR 340-264-0180.
(3) Agricultural open burning is allowed subject to OAR 340-264-0050(5) and the requirements and prohibitions of local jurisdictions and the State Fire Marshal.
(4) Commercial open burning is prohibited within the Coos Bay, Umpqua Basin and Rogue Basin open burning control areas and within three miles of the corporate city limits of Coquille, Reedsport and other areas that meet the standard in OAR 340-264-0078(1), unless authorized pursuant to 340-264-0180. Commercial open burning is allowed in all other areas of these counties subject to 340-264-0050, 340-264-0060 and 340-264-0070 and the requirements and prohibitions of local jurisdictions and the State Fire Marshal.
(5) Construction and demolition open burning is prohibited within the Coos Bay, Umpqua Basin and Rogue Basin open burning control areas and within three miles of the corporate city limits of Coquille, Reedsport and other areas that meet the standard within OAR 340-264-0078(1), unless authorized pursuant to 340-264-0180. Construction and demolition open burning is allowed in other areas of these counties subject to 340-264-0050, 340-264-0060 and 340-264-0070, and the requirements and prohibitions of local jurisdictions and the State Fire Marshal.
(6) Domestic open burning is allowed subject to OAR 340-264-0050, 340-264-0060, 340-264-0070 and section (7), and the requirements and prohibitions of local jurisdictions and the State Fire Marshal.
(7) Slash burning on forest land within open burning control areas not regulated by the Department of Forestry under the Smoke Management Program is prohibited, except as provided in OAR 340-264-0180.

NOTE: This rule is included in the State of Oregon Clean Air Act Implementation Plan that EQC adopted under OAR 340-200-0040.

Notes

Or. Admin. R. 340-264-0170
DEQ 27-1981, f. & ef. 9-8-81; DEQ 21-1991, f. & cert. ef. 11-13-91; DEQ 4-1993, f. & cert. ef. 3-10-93; DEQ 14-1999, f. & cert. ef. 10-14-99, Renumbered from 340-023-0090; DEQ 21-2000, f. & cert. ef. 12-15-00; DEQ 7-2015, f. & cert. ef. 4-16-15

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Stat. Auth.: ORS 468.020, 468A.025, 468A.575 & 468A.595

Stats. Implemented: ORS 468A.025, 468A.555 - 468A.620, 477.515 & 477.520

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