COLUSA COUNTY AIR POLLUTION CONTROL DISTRICT

REGULATION III - PERMITS

RULE 3.1 - PERMITS REQUIRED
(Amended 4/12/94)

a. AUTHORITY TO CONSTRUCT

Any person building, erecting, altering or replacing any article, machine, equipment or other contrivance, the use of which may cause the issuance of air contaminants or the use of which may eliminate or reduce or control the issuance of air contaminants, shall first obtain written authorization for such construction from the Air Pollution Control Officer. An authority to construct shall remain in effect until the permit to operate the equipment for which the application was filed is granted or denied. An Authority to Construct shall be cancelled in two years from date of issue if the Air Pollution Control Officer determines that substantial construction has not commenced.

  1. A stationary source which will be operated at a single location for a period of less than 45 days shall file a notification of operation with the Air Pollution Control Officer prior to the start of the operation.

b. PERMIT TO OPERATE

Before any article, machine, equipment or other contrivance described in subsection a., above, may be operated or used, or leased or rented for operation or use, a written permit shall be obtained from the Air Pollution Control Officer. No permit to operate or use shall be granted either by the Air Pollution Control Officer or the Hearing Board for any article, machine, equipment or contrivance described in subsection a., above, constructed or installed without authorization as required by subsection a. above, until the information required pursuant to these regulations and rules is presented to the Air Pollution Control Officer.

c. PERMIT TO OPERATE FOR SOURCES SUBJECT TO RULE 3.17

A source subject to Rule 3.17 shall obtain a Title V permit to operate issued by the APCO under Title V of the Federal Clean Air Act as amended in 1990. The APCO will issue a Title V permit separately from, and in addition to, the permit required pursuant to section b., above. The requirements of Rule 3.17 shall augment and take precedence over conflicting administrative requirements of other provisions of the District's rules and regulations.