SAN DIEGO COUNTY AIR POLLUTION CONTROL DISTRICT

RULE 18 - ACTION ON APPLICATIONS
(Rev. Effective 09/18/90)

(a) The Air Pollution Control Officer shall, within 30 days of receipt of an application for an Authority to Construct, Permit to Operate or Banking determine whether the application is complete or incomplete and so notify the applicant; if incomplete, the notice shall specify the additional information needed from the applicant to complete the application. When all the additional information is received and the application is deemed complete, the applicant will be so notified. (Rev. Effective 2/16/83)

(b) The Air Pollution Control Officer shall act on a completed application within 90 days if possible, or within a maximum of 180 days: namely approval, conditional approval or denial. If no action is taken within 180 days, the application shall be deemed approved. The 180 day period may be extended an additional 90 days with concurrence of the applicant.

(c) An application for a Permit to Operate associated with an Authority to Construct shall be deemed complete as soon as the applicant notifies the Air Pollution Control Officer that construction is complete and the Air Pollution Control Officer determines that construction is in accordance with the Authority to Construct.

(d) Notice of any action taken shall be deemed to have been given when written notification has been delivered to the applicant or his representative.

(e) (Effective 09/18/90) The Air Pollution Control Officer shall make effective any Permit to Operate or temporary authorization that meets the following criteria 40 days after the date of issuance of such permit or authorization, but within 180 days or the extended period provided in Section (b) of this rule: