The intent of this regulation is to avoid violations of the prevailing PM10 standard and additionally minimize nuisance impacts by improving control of excessive fugitive dust emissions.
The following is a summary of the dust rules pertaining to Township 1 North Range 8 East (T1N R8E).
- What area of Pinal County does this requirement pertain to?
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- Unpaved Parking Lots —All owners/operators will be required to stabilize any affected unpaved commercial parking lot surfaces including but not limited to trackout, restricting vehicle access, dustproofing by use of dust suppressants, water or gravel.
- Residential —All owners/operators of any residential property shall install and maintain paving or a stabilization method for all affected surfaces. Stabilization methods include things such as paving, applying gravel, or watering to maintain a crust. This includes any person who owns, leases, operates, controls, or supervises an affected area.
- Restricting Vehicle Parking and Use On Vacant Lots —Property that is subject to this rule includes any unpaved or unstabilized vacant lot. A vacant lot is a parcel that is not occupied by a structure permitted under the current building code. Restricting vehicle parking and usage of any unstabilized vacant lot is required by the property owner or operator.
- Construction Sites - All owners/operators will, during any course of development activity, stabilize all areas that have the potential to emit fugitive dust. This includes, but not limited to, roads, highways, weed abatement by discing or blading, trenching, stockpiles, areas of disturbance in which no activity is occurring, bulk material stacking and trackout.
(a) All development activities that are 0.1 acre or more are required to submit a Site Permit Application, Site Plan, and a Site Dust Control Plan prior to any construction activities commencing.