KERN COUNTY AIR POLLUTION CONTROL DISTRICT

RULE 505 - ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR VARIANCE PETITIONS
(Adopted 4/18/72, Amended 1972-1975, 11/09/95)

In addition to the basic content required by Rule 504, each petition for a variance shall include:

I. Administrative Requirements

A. Section, Rule or Order complained of.

B. Facts showing why immediate compliance with the Section, Rule, or Order is unreasonable.

C. Whether or not any case involving identical equipment or an identical process is pending in any court, civil or criminal.

D. Whether or not subject equipment or process is covered by a Permit to Operate issued by the Control Officer.

E. Excess emissions calculations in pounds per hour and total emissions for the requested duration of the variance.

F. Excess emissions fees calculated pursuant to Rule 305. Payment of such fees shall be included with the application.

II. Schedule Requirements

A. Period of time the variance is sought and why. Include a compliance schedule showing dates when the following milestones will be or were completed:

  1. Submission of final control plan;

  2. Issuance of contracts or purchase orders for process and control equipment;

  3. Initiation of on-site construction of process and control equipment;

  4. Completion of process and control equipment; and

  5. Final compliance.

B. Damage or harm resulting or which would result to petitioner from immediate compliance with such Section, Rule or Order.

C. Requirements petitioner can meet and the date(s) when petitioner can comply with such requirements.

D. Advantages and disadvantages to residents of the District requiring immediate compliance or of the Hearing Board granting a variance.

E. Whether or not operations under such variance, if granted, would constitute nuisance.