SANTA BARBARA COUNTY AIR POLLUTION CONTROL DISTRICT

RULE 1302 - PART 70 OPERATING PERMITS -- PERMIT APPLICATION
(Adopted 11/09/1993)

A. Applicability

The provisions of this Rule shall apply to applications for permit issuance, renewals, modifications or amendments from any Part 70 source.

B. Exemptions

No applications are required from Part 70 sources proposing operational, process or emission changes that occur under the following situations:

C. Definitions

For purposes of this Rule, definitions listed in Rule 1301, Section C shall apply.

D. Requirements

Unless exempt under Section B of this Rule, each Part 70 source shall submit complete permit applications for all permit issuances, renewals, modifications and amendments in accordance with the requirements listed below. Except for administrative amendments, a copy of each application, including the compliance plan, any required compliance schedule and the compliance certification, shall also be forwarded to the USEPA, Region IX, by the applicant.

E. Compliance Schedule

All Part 70 sources subject to this rule, except the outer continental shelf (OCS) sources, shall comply with this rule on the date they become subject to the federal operating permit program as approved by the USEPA for the District. All OCS sources shall comply with this rule either on the USEPA's approval date for this rule or on the date USEPA delegates the OCS program to the District, whichever is later. Specific dates for compliance are provided in relevant sections of this rule.

F. Effective Date of Rule

The requirements of this rule shall become effective on the date of approval of this rule by the USEPA.