No operation or activity directly under the control of the property user shall cause or create air pollution in excess of the standards prescribed herein:
   (A)   Dust. Dust and other types of air pollution borne by the wind from sources such as storage areas, yards, driveways and roads shall be kept to a minimum by appropriate landscaping, paving, oiling, wetting and other acceptable means;
   (B)   Smoke density. The emission of smoke of a density greater than No.2 on the Ringlemann Chart (as published by the United States Bureau of Mines) is prohibited except that smoke not exceeding a density of No. 3 on the Ringlemann Chart may be emitted for not to exceed 6 minutes during any 8-hour period;
   (C)   Odors. No emissions of odorous gases or other odorous matter shall be permitted at or beyond the lot lines in any Residential or Commercial District;
   (D)   Toxic or noxious matter. No emission will be permitted which would be demonstrably injurious to human health, or animal or plant life common to the region or at or beyond the lot line. Where an emission could be produced as a result of accident or equipment misfunction, adequate safeguards considered standard for safe operation in the activity involved shall be taken; and
   (E)   Emissions. In addition to the performance standards herein specified, the emission of smoke or particulate matter, as determined by standards accepted by the United States Environmental Protection Agency, in a manner or quantity as to be detrimental to or endanger the public health, safety, comfort or welfare is hereby declared to be a public nuisance.
(Ord. 208, passed 12-19-1983)  Penalty, see § 155.999