Chapter 4
OFF-CHANNEL SURFACE MINING
Sections:
Article 1. Title, Authority and Purpose
   10-4.101   Title.
   10-4.102   Authority.
   10-4.103   Purposes.
Article 2. Definitions
   10-4.201   Scope.
   10-4.202   Abandon: Abandonment.
   10-4.203   Act.
   10-4.204   Agency.
   10-4.205   Board.
   10-4.206   CEQA.
   10-4.207   Commission.
   10-4.208   County.
   10-4.209   Department.
   10-4.210   Director.
   10-4.211   Financial assurances.
   10-4.212   Haul road.
   10-4.213   Idle.
   10-4.214   Interim management plan.
   10-4.215   Mined lands.
   10-4.216   Mining waste.
   10-4.217   Minor modification.
   10-4.218   Operator.
   10-4.219   Overburden.
   10-4.220   Prime agricultural land.
   10-4.221   Reclamation.
   10-4.222   Reclamation plan.
   10-4.223   Regulations.
   10-4.224   Responsible agency.
   10-4.225   Slope.
   10-4.226   State CEQA guidelines.
   10-4.227   Surface mining operations.
   10-4.228   Trustee agency.
Article 3. Scope and Exemptions
   10-4.301   Incorporation by reference.
   10-4.302   Scope of regulations.
   10-4.303   Scope: Area defined.
   10-4.304   Exemptions: Defined.
   10-4.305   Exemptions: Applications.
Article 4. Off-Channel Mining Standards
   10-4.401   Scope.
   10-4.402   Access roads.
   10-4.403   Accident reporting.
   10-4.404   Aesthetics.
   10-4.405   Annual production limits.
   10-4.406   Benches.
   10-4.407   Conveyor systems.
   10-4.408   County road improvements.
   10-4.409   County road maintenance.
   10-4.410   Cultural resources.
   10-4.411   Dam requirements.
   10-4.411.1   Depth of mining.
   10-4.412   Dewatering.
   10-4.413   Drainage.
   10-4.414   Dust control.
   10-4.414.1   Energy.
   10-4.415   Equipment maintenance.
   10-4.416   Flood protection.
   10-4.417   Groundwater monitoring programs.
   10-4.418   Habitat conservation plan compliance.
   10-4.419   Haul roads.
   10-4.419.1   Hazardous materials storage.
   10-4.420   Lighting.
   10-4.420.1   Mercury bioaccumulation in wildlife.
   10-4.421   Noise: General standard.
   10-4.422   Noise: Sonic safety devices.
   10-4.423   Noise: Traffic.
   10-4.424   Other agency approvals.
   10-4.425   Parking.
   10-4.426   Permit life.
   10-4.427   Protection of nearby drinking water wells.
   10-4.428   Sanitary facilities.
   10-4.429   Setbacks.
   10-4.430   Site maintenance.
   10-4.431   Slopes.
   10-4.432   Soil removal.
   10-4.433   Soil stockpiles.
   10-4.434   Technical report recommendations.
   10-4.435   Transfer of allocation.
   10-4.436   Vegetation protection.
   10-4.437   Wastewater discharge.
   10-4.438   Watercraft.
   10-4.439   Wetlands.
   10-4.440   Wildlife habitat.
   10-4.441   Exceptions.
Article 5. Surface Mining Permit Approval Process
   10-4.501   Zoning requirements.
   10-4.502   Applications: Contents.
   10-4.503   Applications: Waiver of information.
   10-4.504   Applications: Filing.
   10-4.505   Applications: Review.
   10-4.506   Applications: Public hearing.
   10-4.507   Public hearing: Notice.
   10-4.508   Public hearing: Review.
   10-4.509   Public hearing: Findings for approval.
   10-4.510   Public hearing: Decision.
Article 6. Amendments and Modifications to Approved Surface Mining Permits
   10-4.601   Amendments and modifications: Purpose.
   10-4.602   Amendments: Applications.
   10-4.603   Amendments: Exceptions.
   10-4.604   Minor modifications.
   10-4.605   Interim permit review.
Article 7. Annual Reports
   10-4.701   Annual reports: Contents.
   10-4.702   Annual reports: Filing.
   10-4.703   Annual reports: Hearing.
Article 8. Fees.
   10-4.801   Fees: Applications.
   10-4.802   Fees: Inspections and administrative.
   10-4.803   Fees: Maintenance and remediation fund.
   10-4.804   Fees: Delinquent payment.
Article 9. Confidentiality of Records
   10-4.901   Confidentiality of records.
Article 10. Appeals
   10-4.1001   Appeals: Planning Commission.
   10-4.1002   Planning Commission appeals: Hearings.
   10-4.1003   Appeals: Board of Supervisors.
   10-4.1004   Board of Supervisors: Hearing.
   10-4.1005   Appeals: Scope.
   10-4.1006   Appeals: Withdrawal.
   10-4.1007   Appeals: State Mining and Geology Board.
Article 11. Inspections: Notices of Violations
   10-4.1101   Inspections: Purpose.
   10-4.1102   Inspections: Annual.
   10-4.1103   Annual inspections: Notification.
   10-4.1104   Inspections: Designee.
   10-4.1105   Violations: Notice.
   10-4.1106   Violations: Order to comply.
   10-4.1107   Violations: Hearing.
   10-4.1108   Violations: Revocation.
   10-4.1109   Violations: Administrative penalties.
   10-4.1110   Violations: Public nuisance.