PLACER COUNTY AIR POLLUTION CONTROL DISTRICT

RULE 401 - RESPONSIBILITY
(Adopted 11/12/74; Revised 05/24/77)

                                REGULATION 4


                          MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS


    All permits issued pursuant to these Rules and Regulations are subject 

    to the following Rules:


           RULE 401 RESPONSIBILITY


            The  fact that an authorization to construct or modify, or a 

            permit to operate an article,  machine,  equipment  or  other 

            contrivance described herein shall have  been  issued  by  

            the Air Pollution Control  Officer  shall  not  be  an

            endorsement of such article,  machine,  or other contrivance; 

            neither shall it be deemed or construed to be a warranty,  

            guarantee  or  representation on the part of the Air Pollution 

            Control Officer that emission standards would not be exceeded by 

            such article, machine, equipment, or other contrivance.  

            In every instance the person, firm or corporation to whom such 

            authorization or  permit is issued shall be and remain 

            responsible under these regulations for each and every  

            instance  wherein  emission  standards  are  exceeded  by the 

            article, machine, equipment, or other contrivance described 

            in the permit, and the fact of  issuance or authorization 

            shall not be a defense to or mitigation  of  any

            charge of violation.