SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY UNIFIED AIR POLLUTION CONTROL DISTRICT

RULE 1170 - CERTIFICATION OF AIR PERMITTING PROFESSIONALS

(Adopted March 16, 1995)

1.0 Purpose

The purpose of the Certification of Air Permitting Professionals (CAPP) program is to provide a pool of professionals who can verify and certify applications as being in compliance with applicable regulations. The program provides permit applicants with the option of using these certified professionals to evaluate proposed projects and prepare complete applications. The purpose of this rule is to specify the requirements for persons electing to obtain certification as an air permitting professional.

2.0 Applicability

The requirements of this rule apply to any person who has obtained, or is applying to obtain, certification as an air permitting professional in the District.

3.0 Certification Process

Persons applying to become certified air permitting professionals shall:

4.0 Qualifications for Candidacy

To become candidates for certification, applicants must:

5.0 Requirements for Initial Certification

In order to obtain certification as an air permitting professional, candidates meeting the requirements of Section 4.0 of this rule shall:

6.0 Optional Training

The District shall provide a two-day training course for all interested individuals which will introduce general air quality issues and permitting requirements. This course will be held prior to the mandatory training course.

7.0 Expiration and Renewal of Certificates

8.0 Disqualification

9.0 Public Notice of Certification