36.11.226 PRECOMMERCIAL THINNING UNITS SMA
(1) For this SMA:
(a) Slash on the perimeter of, or adjacent to, a precommercial thinning unit must meet the general standard.
(b) If the boundary of the unit coincides with a change in land ownership, it must have either:
(i) a 12-foot fire break;
(ii) a 33-foot fuel break; or
(iii) the slash must be lopped to a height of 18 inches for 66 feet inside the unit boundary.
(c) The department may approve other methods when such methods would maintain public and firefighter safety.
History: 76-13-403, MCA; IMP, 76-13-403, 76-13-406, 76-13-407, 76-13-408 and 76-13-410, MCA; NEW, 2000 MAR p. 2526, Eff. 9/22/00.