Northern Sonoma County Air Pollution Control District
NSCAPCD Rule 4-1-400: No person shall sell, offer for sale, supply, install, or transfer ownership of a wood fired appliance unless it is District or EPA approved. Any person violating any provisions of these rules and regulation is guilty of a misdemeanor and/or is liable for a civil penalty and shall be subject to a fine or imprisonment or both as allowed by Health and Safety Code Division 26, Part 4, Chapter 4, Article 3. Every day during any portion of which the violation occurs constitutes a separate offense.
- Open hearth wood burning fireplaces are not permitted in new building construction.
- District approved: Emit less than or equal to 7.5 grams particulate per hour for a non catalytic wood fired appliance or 4.1 grams per hour for a catalytic wood fired appliance.