Sheriff’s Office

Public Notice: Board of Health Chapter V - Air Pollution Amendments & Updates

Notice is hereby given that on Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at 9:30 a.m. in Room 120, Polk County Administrative Office building, 111 Court Avenues, Des Moines, Iowa, the Polk County Board of Supervisors acting in its capacity as the Local Board of Health will hold a hearing on proposed amendments to Polk County Local Board of Health Rules and Regulations, Chapter V- Air Pollution. The proposed amendments are a routine update for consistency with 567 Iowa Administrative Code (IAC) references, definitions, procedures, standards and exemptions.  The proposal amends the following sections: 5-1, 5-2, 5-7, 5-16, 5-18, 5-20, 5-21, 5-33 and 5-37. The summary of proposed regulation amendments (Exhibit A) is available on file in the Polk County Auditor’s Office located at the Polk County Administration Building, 111 Court Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa, Room 230. Anyone desiring to comment on the proposed amendments may appear and be heard.

An electronic copy of the summary of proposed regulations (Exhibit A) and draft versions of Chapter V-Air Pollution may be viewed at, click on the document below. 

Exhibit A (Summary of Changes) 10.2.2018

Chapter V- Air Pollution (Final) 10.2.2018

Any person may make written comments on this proposed revision on or before November 19, 2018. Written comments should be directed to Polk County Public Works Department, Air Quality Division, 5885  NE 14th Street, Des Moines, IA 50313, fax 515-286-3437, or by electronic mail to:

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