402 KAR 3:030. Best management practices for timber harvesting operations.

 

      RELATES TO: KRS 149.330, 149.332, 149.334, 149.344, 149.346, 149.348, 149.350, 149.355, 224.10-100

      STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 149.330, 149.334(5), 149.344

      NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 149.334(5) authorizes the cabinet to promulgate administrative regulations relating to the Kentucky Forest Conservation Act, KRS 149.330 to 149.355. KRS 149.344 requires that any logger or operator engaged in the conduct of any timber harvesting operations use appropriate best management practices. KRS 149.330(1) defines best management practices as those practices developed by the Division of Forestry and approved by the Agriculture Water Quality Authority. This administrative regulation establishes the best management practices for timber harvesting operations as developed by the Division of Forestry and approved by the Agriculture Water Quality Authority.

 

      Section 1. Commencing July 15, 2000, a logger or operator engaged in timber harvesting operations shall comply with the provisions of The Kentucky Agriculture Water Quality Plan, Best Management Practices, Section 1, Silviculture, pages 13-40.

 

      Section 2. Incorporation by Reference. (1) "The Kentucky Agriculture Water Quality Plan, Best Management Practices, Section 1, Silviculture, pages 13-40, and Section 4, Glossary, pages 242-246 (Revised January 1, 2001)," is incorporated by reference.

      (2) This material may be inspected, copied or obtained, subject to applicable copyright law, at the Division of Forestry, 627 Commanche Trail, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (25 Ky.R. 1761; eff. 5-19-99; Am. 27 Ky.R. 3154; 28 Ky.R. 79; eff. 7-16-2001.)