Air Pollution Control District

MAILING ADDRESS:
891 Mountain Ranch Road
San Andreas, CA 95249
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PHONE: (209) 754-6600
FAX: (209) 754-6722
Mon - Fri: 8am - 4pm
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Air Pollution Control District

The Calaveras County Air Pollution Control District is part of the Mountain Counties Air Basin. The District is recognized as a Special District and is governed by the Calaveras County Air Pollution Control Board. The primary goal of the District is to protect public health by managing the county's air quality through educating the public and enforcement of District rules and California Air Resources Control Board - Air Toxic Control Measures that result in the reduction of air pollutants and contaminants.

What the Air District Does:

  • Permits and inspects stationary sources of air pollution. These sources include, but are not limited to; gasoline dispensing facilities (gas stations), rock quarries, foundries, auto paint spray booths, boilers, wood processing equipment, and diesel generators greater than 50 brake horsepower (bhp).
  • Provides Burn Day information, issues burn permits, and responds to smoke complaints.
  • Responds to fugitive dust complaints.
  • Manages and coordinates Smoke Management Plans for prescribed burns from entities such as Cal-Fire, the Forest Service, National Forest personnel, private companies, and residents.
  • Manages the Carl Moyer Grant Program that provides funding for upgrading mobile sources such as new school buses and retrofit or replacement of diesel engines.
  • Manages other grant programs such as woodstove changeouts when available.

Items of Interest

Burn Permits, Burn Days and Smoke Information 6 July 2022

Burn Permits, Burn Days and Smoke Information

Season starts 11/4/22

Burn permits may only be obtained in person
or by mail until further notice.

Please make checks payable to APCD
891 Mountain Ranch Road
San Andreas, CA 95249
No online permits at this time.

Carl Moyer Program 6 July 2022

Carl Moyer Program

Homeowner Information on the Woodstove Grant Program 6 July 2022

Homeowner Information on the Woodstove Grant Program

Participating as a Retailer in the Woodstove Changeout Program 6 July 2022

Participating as a Retailer in the Woodstove Changeout Program

Other Information

Demolition and Renovation Asbestos Notification

17 November 2022

Demolition and Renovation Asbestos Notification

Calaveras County is a “non-delegated “air district as recognized by Federal EPA therefore a notification form for demolition of structures must always be sent directly to the EPA. For information on how to file properly, please contact:

Roshni Brahmbhatt at Brahmbhatt.Roshni@EPA.gov or (415) 972-3995

Kingsley Adeduro at Adeduro.Kingsley@epa.gov or (415) 947-4182

Stationary Source Permits

17 November 2022

Stationary Source Permits

Please call the Air District at (209) 754-6600 to verify whether or not your facility will need an Authority To Construct permit to build or alter a facility, whether addition information will be required, and whether a Permit to Operate will subsequently be required. Execution of APCD’s standard indemnification agreement shall be a prerequisite to filing a complete ATC application unless the issuance of the ATC is deemed by APCD to be exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act. The ATC form below is a basic form and additional information may be required.