Buckley Rumford Fireplaces
San Mateo County/Woodside


1. No person, firm, or corporation shall erect, construct, enlarge, alter, repair, move, improve, remove, convert, keep, maintain, or demolish a building, structure, acces- sory structure, wine cave, freight container, manufactured home, mobile home, trailer, recreational vehicle, or make any installation, alteration, or improvement to the electrical, plumbing, or mechanical system in a building or on a parcel, or cause the same to be done, without first obtaining the prescribed permits for each such building or structure from the Building Official.

2. No person, firm, or corporation shall install or construct in any new or existing resi- dential structure, mobile home, manufactured home, accessory building, garage, barn, stable, hotel, motel, bed and breakfast, commercial or industrial building or additions to the foregoing, any wood burning fireplace, stove or appliance.


    (a) A pellet-fueled wood heater.
    (b) An EPA certified wood appliance.
    (c) A fireplace certified by EPA, should EPA develop a fireplace certification program.
    (d) A masonry fireplace.
    (e) Repair, reconstruction, or replacement of existing wood burning fireplaces, heaters or appliances.
    (f) Appliances which are specifically designed for food preparation.
    (g) Gas fireplaces.

Customer who sent me the San Mateo County rules is determined to get Rumford approved in San Mateo County. Should be no problem with these rules which pre-date the BAAQMD Regulation 6 with BAAQMD twisted logic in exception (c) but sofened by (d) (e) (f) and (g). If they run into any problem we urged them to try the suggestions at http://www.rumford.com/emissions/procedures.html.

We will follow up.

Jim Buckley 11/1/12


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