SACRAMENTO METROPOLITAN AIR QUALITY MANAGEMENT DISTRICT

RULE 901 - GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
(Adopted 6-2-75; Amended 12-6-78)


INDEX

100 GENERAL

200 DEFINITIONS

300 STANDARDS (NOT INCLUDED)

400 ADMINISTRATIVE REQUIREMENTS

500 MONITORING AND RECORDS (NOT INCLUDED)


100 GENERAL

101 PURPOSE: To establish the general definitions, monitoring and administrative requirements applicable to Regulation 9 National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants.

200 DEFINITIONS

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:

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.

400 ADMINISTRATIVE REQUIREMENTS

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:

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.