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July 6 - For Agricultural burners with APCD and LE-5 permit!





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2022-2023 Proposed Budget & Fee Increases Available


The Air Pollution Control District's proposed budget of $5,407,413 for Fiscal Year (FY) 2022-2023 represents a 14% decrease from FY 2021-2022. District fees have not increased during the past 5 years, however, changes to District Rule 302 Schedule of Fees are proposed this year in accordance with the District’s adopted Fiscal Plan.  Click here to view a summary of the FY 2022-2023 Proposed Budget (in PDF format) and proposed changes to Rule 302.


A summary of the Proposed Budget is available for public review by appointment on weekdays, 8:00 am to noon, and 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm, at the SLO County APCD office. Copies of the budget summary and the schedule of District fees are also available for review at the public libraries in Arroyo Grande, Atascadero, Morro Bay, Nipomo, Paso Robles, and San Luis Obispo during their normal business hours.

Most of the District’s funding comes from fees paid by businesses and industries that cause air pollution and from an air quality fee for vehicles registered in San Luis Obispo County. Other minor funding sources include state and federal grants and some property taxes. The APCD does not ordinarily receive funding from city or county general funds.

The District operates on the governmental fiscal cycle that begins on July 1 of each year and ends on June 30. The budget allocation for FY 2022-2023 is scheduled for hearing presentation at the May 18 and June 22, 2022 APCD Board meetings, with final approval scheduled for the June meeting.