San Diego County APCD List of Current Rules

This page last reviewed January 04, 2012

The following rules were provided to the California Air Resources Board
by the district. If you have any questions about rules, you may contact:

District: Robert Reider at (858) 586-2640
[For other District contact information]
For general questions: (858) 586-2600
ARB:
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REGULATION I - GENERAL PROVISIONS

RULE NO. 

RULE NAME 

R1.HTM   TITLE
R2.HTM  DEFINITIONS
R4.HTM  REVIEW OF RULES
R5.HTM    AUTHORITY TO ARREST
R6.HTM    MINOR VIOLATIONS

REGULATION II - PERMITS

RULE NO. 

RULE NAME 

R10.HTM  PERMITS REQUIRED
R10-1.HTM   NSPS AND NESHAPS REQUIREMENTS
R11.PDF   EXEMPTIONS FROM RULE 10 PERMIT REQUIREMENTS  
R12.HTM  REGISTRATION OF SPECIFIED EQUIPMENT  
R12-1.HTM  PORTABLE EQUIPMENT REGISTRATION  
R14.HTM APPLICATIONS 
R15.HTM  PERMIT PROCESS - PUBLIC NOTIFICATIONS 
R17.HTM  CANCELLATION OF APPLICATIONS
R18.HTM  ACTION ON APPLICATIONS 
R19.HTM  PROVISION OF SAMPLING AND TESTING FACILITIES  
R19-1.HTM  NSPS AND NESHAPS SAMPLING AND TESTING FACILITIES REQUIREMENT 
R19-2.HTM   CONTINUOUS EMISSION MONITORING REQUIREMENTS 
R19-3.HTM  EMISSION INFORMATION  
R20.HTM  STANDARDS FOR GRANTING PERMITS
R20-1.HTM  NEW SOURCE REVIEW - GENERAL PROVISIONS  
R20-2.HTM  NEW SOURCE REVIEW - NON MAJOR STATIONARY SOURCES  
R20-3.HTM  NEW SOURCE REVIEW - MAJOR STATIONARY SOURCES AND PSD STATIONARY SOURCES  
R20-4.HTM  NEW SOURCE REVIEW - PORTABLE EMISSION UNITS 
R20-5.HTM  NEW SOURCE REVIEW - POWER PLANTS 
R20-6.HTM  NEW SOURCE REVIEW - STANDARDS FOR PERMIT TO OPERATE AIR QUALITY ANALYSIS  
R20-8.HTM NEW SOURCE REVIEW - SPECIAL OFFSET REQUIREMENT RELATING TO BANKING
R21.HTM  PERMIT CONDITIONS 
R22.HTM  DENIAL OF APPLICATIONS 
R23.HTM FURTHER INFORMATION
R24.HTM TEMPORARY PERMIT TO OPERATE 
R25.HTM  APPEALS  
R26.HTM BANKING OF EMISSION REDUCTION CREDITS - GENERAL REQUIREMENTS 
R26-1.HTM  STANDARDS FOR GRANTING EMISSION REDUCTION CREDITS 
R26-2.HTM USE OF EMISSION REDUCTION CREDITS 
R26-3.HTM  RECLASSIFICATION OF CLASS B EMISSION REDUCTION CREDITS 
R26-4.HTM PERMANENCY OF BANKED EMISSION REDUCTION CREDITS  
R26-5.HTM  TRANSFER OF EMISSION REDUCTION CREDITS
R26-6.HTM  DISTRICT BANKING OF EMISSION REDUCTION CREDITS 
R26-7.HTM  SHUTDOWN AND RELATED EMISSION UNIT
R26-8.HTM BANKING OF LIMITED EMISSION REDUCTIONS
R26-9.HTM  EMISSION REDUCTION CREDIT CERTIFICATES AND THE EMISSION  
R26-10.HTM  BANKING FOR BRAC MILITARY BASE CLOSURE OR REALIGNMENT ACTIONS 
R27.HTM  BANKING OF MOBILE SOURCE EMISSION REDUCTION CREDIT 

REGULATION III - FEES

RULE NO. 

RULE NAME 

R40.PDF  PERMIT AND OTHER FEES 
(Available in Adobe Acrobat Version Only)
R42.HTM  HEARING BOARD FEES 
R44.HTM   TECHNICAL REPORTS, CHARGES FOR 

REGULATION IV - PROHIBITIONS 

RULE NO. 

RULE NAME 

R50.HTM  VISIBLE EMISSIONS 
R50-1.HTM  NSPS AND NESHAPS VISIBLE EMISSION REQUIREMENTS 
R51.HTM  NUISANCE 
R52.HTM  PARTICULATE MATTER 
R52-1.HTM  NSPS AND NESHAPS PARTICULATE MATTER REQUIREMENTS 
R53.HTM  SPECIFIC CONTAMINANTS 
R53-1.HTM  SCAVENGER PLANTS  
R53-2.HTM  NSPS AND NESHAPS SPECIFIC CONTAMINANTS REQUIREMENTS 
R54.HTM  DUST AND FUMES 
R54-1.HTM NSPS AND NESHAPS DUST AND FUMES REQUIREMENTS 
R58.HTM  INCINERATOR BURNING 
R59.HTM   CONTROL OF WASTE DISPOSAL SITE EMISSIONS 
R59-1.HTM  MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE LANDFILLS 
R60.HTM  CIRCUMVENTION 
R60-1.PDF  LIMITING POTENTIAL TO EMIT AT SMALL SOURCES
R60-2.HTM  LIMITING POTENTIAL TO EMIT--SYNTHETIC MINOR SOURCES 
R61-0.HTM DEFINITIONS PERTAINING TO THE STORAGE AND HANDLING OF ORGANIC COMPOUNDS  
R61-1.HTM  RECEIVING AND STORING VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS AT BULK PLANTS AND BULK TERMINALS 
R61-2.HTM  TRANSFER OF VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS INTO MOBILE TRANSPORT TANKS
R61-3.HTM  TRANSFER OF VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS INTO STATIONARY STORAGE TANKS 
R61-3-1.PDF TRANSFER OF GASOLINE INTO STATIONARY UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANKS 
R61-4.HTM   TRANSFER OF VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS INTO VEHICLE FUEL TANKS 
R61-4-1.PDF TRANSFER OF GASOLINE FROM STATIONARY UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANKS INTO VEHICLE FUEL TANKS
R61-5.HTM  VISIBLE EMISSION STANDARDS FOR VAPOR CONTROL SYSTEMS 
R61-6.HTM  NSPS REQUIREMENTS FOR STORAGE OF VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS  
R61-7.HTM  SPILLAGE AND LEAKAGE OF VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS 
R61-8.HTM   CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR VAPOR CONTROL EQUIPMENT 
R62.HTM  SULFUR CONTENT OF FUELS 
R62-1.HTM   NSPS REQUIREMENTS FOR SULFUR CONTENT OF FUELS 
R64.HTM  REDUCTION OF ANIMAL MATTER  
R66.HTM  ORGANIC SOLVENTS
R66-1.PDF MISCELLANEOUS SURFACE COATING OPERATIONS AND OTHER PROCESSES EMITTING VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS
R67-0.PDF  ARCHITECTURAL COATINGS 
R67-1.HTM  ALTERNATIVE EMISSION CONTROL PLANS 
R67-2.HTM  DRY CLEANING EQUIPMENT USING PETROLEUM-BASED SOLVENT  
R67-3.HTM   COATING OF METAL PARTS AND PRODUCTS
R67-4.HTM  METAL CONTAINER, METAL CLOSURE AND METAL COIL COATING OPERATIONS 
R67-5.HTM  PAPER, FILM AND FABRIC COATING OPERATIONS 
R67.6.1.PDFCOLD SOLVENT CLEANING AND STRIPPING OPERATIONS
R67.6.2.PDFVAPOR DEGREASING OPERATIONS
R67-7.HTM  CUTBACK AND EMULSIFIED ASP HALTS 
R67-9.HTM  AEROSPACE COATING OPERATIONS 
R67-10.HTM  KELP PROCESSING AND BIO-POLYMER MANUFACTURING OPERATIONS
R67-11.PDF WOOD PRODUCTS COATING OPERATIONS 
R67-11.1.PDF LARGE COATING OPERATIONS FOR WOOD PRODUCTS
R67-12.HTM  POLYESTER RESIN OPERATIONS 
R67-15.HTM  PHARMACEUTICAL AND COSMETIC MANUFACTURING OPERATIONS 
R67-16.PDF GRAPHIC ARTS OPERATIONS 
R67-17.HTM  STORAGE OF MATERIALS CONTAINING VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS 
R67-18.HTM  MARINE COATING OPERATIONS 
R67-19.HTM  COATINGS AND PRINTING INKS MANUFACTURING OPERATIONS 
R67-20.HTM   MOTOR VEHICLE AND MOBILE EQUIPMENT REFINISHING OPERATIONS  
R67-20-1.PDFMOTOR VEHICLE AND MOBILE EQUIPMENT COATING OPERATIONS
R67-21.PDF  ADHESIVE MATERIAL APPLICATION OPERATIONS 
R67-22.HTM  EXPANDABLE POLYSTYRENE FOAM PRODUCTS MANUFACTURING OPERATIONS 
R67-24.HTM  BAKERY OVENS 
R68.HTM   FUEL-BURNING EQUIPMENT - OXIDES OF NITROGEN 
R68-1.HTM  NSPS REQUIREMENTS FOR OXIDES OF NITROGEN FROM FUEL-BURNING EQUIPMENT 
R69.HTM  ELECTRICAL GENERATING STEAM BOILERS, REPLACEMENT UNITS AND NEW UNITS  
R69-2.HTM  INDUSTRIAL AND COMMERCIAL BOILERS, PROCESS HEATERS AND STEAM GENERATORS 
R69.2.1.PDF SMALL BOILERS, PROCESS HEATERS, AND STEAM GENERATORS
R69-3.HTM  STATIONARY GAS TURBINE ENGINES  
R69-3-1.PDF  STATIONARY GAS TURBINE ENGINES - BEST AVAILABLE RETROFIT CONTROL TECHNOLOGY 
R69-4.PDF  STATIONARY INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINES  
R69-4-1.HTM STATIONARY RECIPROCATING INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINES - BEST AVAILABLE RETROFIT CONTROL TECHNOLOGY (BARCT)
R69-5.HTM   NATURAL GAS-FIRED WATER HEATER  
R69-6.HTM  NATURAL GAS-FIRED FAN-TYPE CENTRAL FURNACES  
R70.HTM  ORCHARD HEATERS  
R71.HTM   ABRASIVE BLASTING 

REGULATION V - PROCEDURES BEFORE THE HEARING BOARD 

RULE NO. 

RULE NAME 

R75.HTM  GENERAL 
R75-1.HTM  NSPS & NESHAPS VARIANCE PROCEDURES  
R97.HTM  EMERGENCY VARIANCE  
R98.HTM  BREAKDOWN CONDITIONS: EMERGENCY VARIANCE 

REGULATION VI - BURNING CONTROL 

RULE NO. 

RULE NAME 


R101.PDF BURNING CONTROL  (

REGULATION VII - VALIDITY AND EFFECTIVE DATE 

RULE NO. 

RULE NAME 

R140.HTM  VALIDITY 
R141.HTM  EFFECTIVE DATE 

REGULATION VIII -SAN DIEGO AIR POLLUTION EMERGENCY PLAN 

RULE NO. 

RULE NAME 

R126.HTM  APPLICABILITY 
R127.HTM  EPISODE CRITERIA LEVELS 
R128.HTM  EPISODE DECLARATION 
R129.HTM   EPISODE TERMINATION
R130.HTM   EPISODE ACTIONS 
R131.HTM STATIONARY SOURCE CURTAILMENT PLAN 
R132.HTM  TRAFFIC ABATEMENT PLAN
R133.HTM   SCHOOLS
R134.HTM  SOURCE INSPECTION 
R135.HTM   AIR MONITORING STATIONS 
R136.HTM  INTERDISTRICT AND INTERBASIN COORDINATION 
R137.HTM  EMERGENCY ACTION COMMITTEE 
R138.HTM PROCEDURES AND PLANS
APPENDIX A PERSONS TO BE NOTIFIED ON EPISODE DECLARATION  

REGULATION IX -PUBLIC RECORDS 

RULE NO. 

RULE NAME 

R175.HTM  GENERAL 
R176.HTM  INFORMATION SUPPLIED TO DISTRICT 
R177.HTM   INSPECTION OF PUBLIC RECORDS 

REGULATION X - STANDARDS OF PERFORMANCE FOR NEW STATIONARY SOURCES

SUBPART A - GENERAL PROVISIONS 

SUBPART B - RESERVED
SUBPART C - RESERVED
SUBPART D - STANDARDS OF PERFORMANCE FOR FOSSIL-FUELED FIRED STEAM GENERATORS 
SUBPART Da - STANDARDS OF PERFORMANCE FOR ELECTRIC UTILITY STEAM GENERATING UNITS CONSTRUCTED AFTER 9/18/78 
SUBPART Db - STANDARDS OF PERFORMANCE FOR INDUSTRIAL-COMMERCIAL INSTITUTIONAL STEAM GENERATING 
SUBPART E - STANDARDS OF PERFORMANCE FOR INCINERATORS 
SUBPART F - RESERVED
SUBPART G - RESERVED
SUBPART H - RESERVED
 
SUBPART I - STANDARDS OF PERFORMANCE FOR ASPHALT CONCRETE PLANTS 
SUBPART J - STANDARDS OF PERFORMANCE FOR PETROLEUM REFINERIES 
SUBPART K - STANDARDS OF PERFORMANCE FOR STORAGE VESSELS FOR PETROLEUM LIQUIDS CONSTRUCTED AFTER 6/11/73 AND PRIOR TO 5/19/78 
SUBPART Ka - STANDARDS OF PERFORMANCE FOR STORAGE VESSELS FOR PETROLEUM LIQUIDS CONSTRUCTED AFTER 6/11/73 AND PRIOR TO 5/19/78  
SUBPART Kb - STANDARDS OF PERFORMANCE FOR STORAGE VESSELS FOR VOLATILE ORGANIC LIQUID STORAGE VESSELS (Including Petroleum Liquid Storage Vessels) FOR WHICH CONSTRUCTION, RECONSTRUCTION, OR MODIFICATION COMMENCED AFTER 7/23/84 
SUBPART L - STANDARDS OF PERFORMANCE FOR SECONDARY LEAD SMELTERS
SUBPART M - STANDARDS OF PERFORMANCE FOR SECONDARY BRASS AND BRONZE INGOT PRODUCTION PLANTS  
 SUBPART O - STANDARDS OF PERFORMANCE FOR SEWAGE TREATMENT PLANTS 
SUBPART DD - STANDARDS OF PERFORMANCE FOR GRAIN ELEVATORS 
SUBPART EE - STANDARDS OF PERFORMANCE FOR SURFACE COATING METAL FURNITURE 
SUBPART GG - STANDARDS OF PERFORMANCE FOR STATIONARY GAS TURBINES 
SUBPART QQ - STANDARDS OF PERFORMANCE FOR GRAPHIC ARTS INDUSTRY PUBLICATION ROTOGRAVURE PRINTING

SUBPART RR - STANDARDS OF PERFORMANCE FOR THE PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE AND LABEL SURFACE COATING OPERATIONS 
SUBPART SS - STANDARDS OF PERFORMANCE FOR THE INDUSTRIAL SURFACE COATING LARGE APPLIANCES 
SUBPART TT - STANDARDS OF PERFORMANCE FOR METAL OIL SURFACE COATING 
SUBPART BBB - STANDARDS OF PERFORMANCE FOR THE RUBBER TIRE MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY
SUBPART FFF - STANDARDS OF PERFORMANCE FOR FLEXIBLE VINYL AND URETHANE COATING AND PRINTING

SUBPART JJJ - STANDARDS OF PERFORMANCE FOR PETROLEUM DRY CLEANERS 

 R260-22.HTM STANDARDS FOR VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS

SUBPART OOO - STANDARDS OF PERFORMANCE FOR NONMETALLIC MINERAL PROCESSING PLANTS 

REGULATION XI - NATIONAL EMISSION STANDARDS FOR HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANTS

SUBPART A - GENERAL PROVISIONS 

R361-1.HTM APPLICABILITY
R361-2.HTM DEFINITIONS
R361-3.HTM UNITS AND ABBREVIATIONS
R361-4.HTM DELEGATION
R361-5.HTM PROHIBITED ACTIVITIES
R361-6.HTM DETERMINATION OF CONSTRUCTION OR MODIFICATION
R361-7.HTM APPLICATION FOR APPROVAL OF CONSTRUCTION OR MODIFICATION
R361-8.HTM APPROVAL OF CONSTRUCTION OR MODIFICATION
R361-9.HTM NOTIFICATION OF STARTUP
R361-10.HTM SOURCE REPORTING AND REQUEST FOR WAIVER OF COMPLIANCE
R361-11.HTM WAIVER OF COMPLIANCE
R361-12.HTM COMPLIANCE WITH STANDARDS AND MAINTENANCE REQUIREMENTS
R361-13.HTM EMISSION TESTS AND WAIVER OF EMISSION TESTS
R361-14.HTM MONITORING REQUIREMENTS
R361-15.HTM MODIFICATION

SUBPART C - NATIONAL EMISSION STANDARD FOR BERYLLIUM 
SUBPART D - NATIONAL EMISSION STANDARD FOR BERYLLIUM ROCKET MOTOR FIRING 
SUBPART E - NATIONAL EMISSION STANDARD FOR MERCURY 
SUBPART F - NATIONAL EMISSION STANDARD FOR VINYL CHLORIDE 
SUBPART M - NATIONAL EMISSION STANDARD FOR ASBESTOS 

REGULATION XII - TOXIC AIR CONTAMINANTS 

RULE NO. 

RULE NAME 

R1200.PDF  TOXIC AIR CONTAMINANTS-NEW SOURCE REVIEW  
R1202.HTM  HEXAVALENT CHROMIUM, COOLING TOWERS  
R1203.HTM  ETHYLENE OXIDE STERILIZERS AND AERATORS  
R1205.HTM  CONTROL OF DIOXINS EMISSIONS FROM MEDICAL WASTE INCINERATORS 
R1210.PDF  TOXIC AIR CONTAMINANT PUBLIC HEALTH RISKS-PUBLIC NOTIFICATION AND RISK REDUCTION 

REGULATION XIV - TITLE V OPERATING PERMITS 

RULE NO. 

RULE NAME 

R1401.HTM  GENERAL PROVISIONS
R1410.HTM  PERMITS REQUIRED
R1411.HTM  EXEMPTION FROM PERMIT TO OPERATE FOR INSIGNIFICANT UNITS
R1412.HTM  FEDERAL ACID RAIN PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS 
R1413.HTM  EARLY REDUCTION OF HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANTS 
R1414.HTM  APPLICATIONS 
R1415.HTM PERMIT PROCESS-PUBLIC NOTIFICATION 
R1417.HTM  PENDENCY AND CANCELLATION OF APPLICATIONS 
R1418.HTM  ACTION ON APPLICATIONS 
R1419.HTM  PROVISION OF SAMPLING AND TESTING FACILITIES AND EMISSION INFORMATION 
R1420.HTM  STANDARDS FOR GRANTING PERMITS 
R1421.HTM  PERMIT CONDITIONS 
R1422.HTM DENIAL OR CANCELLATION OF APPLICATIONS 
R1423.HTM  FURTHER INFORMATION 
R1424.HTM  APPLICATIONS DEEMED DENIED 
R1425.HTM  APPEALS AND JUDICIAL REVIEW 
APP-A.HTM  INSIGNIFICANT UNITS 

REGULATION XV. FEDERAL CONFORMITY

RULE NO. 

RULE NAME 

R1501.HTM  CONFORMITY OF GENERAL FEDERAL ACTIONS
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