What are the City ordinances governing air pollution?
Air pollution is covered in Chapter 26 “Pollution Control,” Article II, of the City Code.
The definitions of air pollution sources are as follows:
Incinerator shall mean devices for combustion of commercial waste, pathological waste or industrial process waste.
Industrial process shall mean any furnace boiler, kiln, dryer, mill, mixer, crusher, silo or still used in the manufacture of metal products including iron, steel, lead, copper, brass, bronze or aluminum; mineral products including aggregate, rock, sand, cement, clinker, lime, perlite or vermiculite; petroleum products including gasoline, diesel fuel, solvents, liquefied natural gas, propane, butane or volatile organic compounds; wood products including sawdust, charcoal, pressed wood, fiber board or plywood; paper products including paperboard, cardboard or packaging; building materials including concrete, asphaltic concrete, tar roofing material, brick, tiles or blocks; chemical products including plastics, paint, fiberglass, fertilizers, pesticides of cleaning agents; feed for other than human consumption to include meat byproducts, grains or seeds; food products for human consumption including flour, nuts, or beverages including beer, wine, or liquor; recycled scrap metal including that from automobiles, appliances or beverage cans.
Petroleum storage and loading facility shall include each storage tank and each loading rack at any terminal for commercial dispensing of petroleum products.
Sandblasting shall include use of any gun or other means at any fixed location to blast with sand, grit, or other abrasive.
Spray painting shall include any room, booth, enclosure or yard at any fixed location used for spray painting of vehicles, appliances or building materials.
(Code 1959, § 3A-1; Ord. No. 55812, § 4, 9-16-82)
How do I file a complaint about an air pollution source?
If you have a complaint about an air pollution source, call us at 207-8853 or email email@example.com.