(a) The following activities do not constitute CDI debris processing, inert debris processing, or chipping and grinding operations or facilities for the purposes of this Article and are not required to meet the requirements set forth herein:
(1) Containers used to store C&D debris or inert debris at the place of generation.
(2) Locations where 15 cubic yards or less per day of separated for reuse material is handled.
(3) Grading or clearing of land that is consistent with local ordinances.
(4) Chipping and grinding of lumber or other wood material which meet any of the following criteria;
(A) The chipping and grinding activity handles materials derived from and applied to lands owned or leased by the same person, including a parent or subsidiary of a corporate owner; or
(B) Handling any combination of green material, additives, amendments, compost, or chipped and ground material that does not exceed 500cubic yards on-site at any one time; or
(C) The activity is located at the site of biomass conversion as defined in PRC section 40106 and is for use in biomass conversion at that site; or
(D) The activity is part of a silvicultural operation or a wood, paper, or wood product manufacturing operation; or
(E) The storage of bagged chipped and ground material.
(b) Nothing in this section precludes the EA or the board from inspecting an excluded activity to verify that the activity is being conducted in a manner that qualifies as an excluded activity, or from taking any appropriate enforcement action, including the use of a Notice and Order. The burden of proof shall be on the owner and operator to demonstrate that the activities are excluded pursuant to this section.
Note: Authority cited: 40502, 43020 and 43021, Public Resources Code. Reference: 40053, 43020 and 43021, Public Resources Code.
1. New section filed 7-10-2003; operative 8-9-2003 (Register 2003, No. 28).
This database is current through 3/10/23 Register 2023, No. 10.
Cal. Admin. Code tit. 14, § 17382, 14 CA ADC § 17382