SACRAMENTO METROPOLITAN AIR QUALITY MANAGEMENT DISTRICT
RULE 901 - GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
(Adopted 6-2-75; Amended 12-6-78)
201 AFFECTED FACILITY
206 OWNER OR OPERATOR
208 START UP
402 SOURCE TESTS
403 EMISSION TESTS
101 PURPOSE: To establish the general definitions, monitoring and administrative requirements applicable to Regulation 9 National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants.
201 AFFECTED FACILITY: Any apparatus to which a standard is applicable.
202 COMMENCED: An owner or operator has undertaken a continuous program of construction or modification or that an owner or operator has entered into a contractual obligation to undertake and complete, within a reasonable time, a continuous program of construction or modification.
203 CONSTRUCTION: Fabrication, erection, or installation of an affected facility.
204 MALFUNCTION: Any sudden and unavoidable failure of air pollution control equipment or process equipment or of a process to operate in a normal or usual manner. Failures that are caused entirely or in part by poor maintenance, careless operation, or any other preventable upset condition or preventable equipment breakdown shall not be considered malfunctions.
205 MODIFICATION: Any physical change in, or change in the method of operation of, an affected facility which increases the amount of any air pollutant (to which a standard applies) emitted by such facility or which results in the emission of any air pollutant (to which a standard applies) not previously emitted, except that:
205.1 Routine maintenance, repair, and replacement shall not be considered physical changes, and
205.2 The following shall not be considered a change in the method of operation:
a. An increase in the production rate, if such increase does not exceed the operating design capacity of the affected facility;
b. An increase in hours of operation;
c. Use of an alternative fuel or raw material if, prior to the date any new source performance standard under 40 CFR 60 becomes applicable to such facility, the affected facility is designed to accommodate such alternative use.
206 OWNER OR OPERATOR: Any person who owns, leases, operates, controls, or supervises an affected facility or a stationary source of which an affected facility is a part.
207 SHUTDOWN: The cessation of operation of an affected facility for any purpose.
208 START UP: Means the setting in operation of an affected facility for any purpose.
401 NOTIFICATION: Any owner or operator subject to the provisions of these rules and regulations shall furnish the Air Pollution Control Officer written notification as follows:
401.1 A notification of the anticipated date of initial start up of the source not more than 60 days nor less than 30 days prior to such date.
401.2 A notification of the actual date of initial start up of the source within 15 days after such date.
402 SOURCE TESTS: Methods 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 106, and 107 in Appendix B of 40 CFR 61 (April 6, 1973) shall be used for source tests required pursuant to these rules and regulations relating to emission standards for hazardous air pollutants.
403 EMISSION TESTS: Emission tests may be waived upon written application to the Air Pollution Control Officer if, in his judgement, the source is meeting the standard. Approval of any waiver granted pursuant to this rule, or pursuant to 40 CFR 61.13, (April 6, 1973), shall not abrogate the Air Pollution Control Officer's authority under these rules and regulations or in any way prohibit the Air Pollution Control Officer from later canceling such waiver. Such cancellation will be made only after notice is given to owner or operator of the source.