New Source Review Emission Reduction Credits (ERC) and Banking Rules

This page last reviewed January 09, 2013

List of the Currently Available New Source Review / Prevention of
Significant Deterioration (PSD) Rules
 in Each of the 35 Air Districts*

*Rule list does not contain permitting rules concerning Title IV (Acid Rain Provisions) or Title V 
 (Federal Operating Permit Program).

Note: A District and Air Resources Board (ARB) contact person and telephone number are listed for each district at the district link.

Amador County Air Pollution Control District

  • Rule 401 Permit Required
  • Rule 402 Exemptions to Rule 401
  • Rule 405 Determination of Requirements
  • Rule 407 Pollutant Modeling
  • Rule 408 Attainment Pollutant Air Quality Analysis
  • Rule 409 Exemptions to Rule 408
  • Rule 410 Calculation of Emissions
  • Rule 411 Emissions Offset Eligibility
  • Rule 412 Emissions Reduction Credit
  • Rule 413 Attainment Pollutant Increments
  • Rule 414 Sources Impacting Class I Areas
  • Rule 415 Attainment Pollutant Increment Consumption
  • Rule 416 Violation of National Ambient Air Quality Standards
  • Rule 417 Violation of Emission Limitation
  • Rule 418 Attainment Pollutant Control Technology
  • Rule 419 Nonattainment Pollutant Air Quality Analysis
  • Rule 420 Exemptions to Rule 419
  • Rule 421 Contribution to Violations of National Ambient Air Quality Standard
  • Rule 422 Exemptions to Rule 421
  • Rule 423 Power Plants
  • Rule 424 Authority to Construct Decision
  • Rule 801 Establishment of Air Quality Zones
  • Rule 802 Attainment Pollutant Zones
  • Rule 803 Attainment Pollutant Zone Redesignations

Antelope Valley Air Pollution Control District

Bay Area Air Quality Management District

Butte County Air Quality Management District

Calaveras County Air Pollution Control District

  • Rule 401 Permit Required
  • Rule 402 Exemptions to Rule 401
  • Rule 407 Pollutant Modeling
  • Rule 408 Attainment Pollutant Air Quality Analysis
  • Rule 409 Exemption to Rule 408
  • Rule 410 Calculation of Emissions
  • Rule 411 Emissions Offset Eligibility
  • Rule 412 Emission Reduction Credit (ERC)
  • Rule 413 Attainment Pollutant Increments
  • Rule 414 Sources Impacting Class I Areas
  • Rule 415 Attainment Pollutant Increment Consumption
  • Rule 416 Violation of National Ambient Air Quality Standards
  • Rule 417 Violation of Emission Limitation
  • Rule 418 Attainment Pollutant Control Technology
  • Rule 419 Nonattainment Pollutant Air Quality Analysis
  • Rule 420 Exemptions to Rule 419
  • Rule 421 Contribution to Violation of National Ambient Air Quality Standard
  • Rule 422 Exemptions to Rule 421
  • Rule 423 Power Plants
  • Rule 424 Authority to Construct Decision
  • Rule 801 Establishment of Air Quality Zones
  • Rule 802 Attainment Pollutant Zones
  • Rule 803 Attainment Pollutant Zone Designations

Colusa County Air Pollution Control District

El Dorado County Air Pollution Control District

Feather River Air Quality Management District

Glenn County Air Pollution Control District

Great Basin Unified Air Pollution Control District

  • Rule 200 Permits Required
  • Rule 201 Exemptions
  • Rule 209-a Standards for Authorities to Construct
  • Rule 209-b Standards for Permits to Operate
  • Rule 209-c Temporary Permits to Operate
  • Rule 212 State Ambient Air Quality Standards
  • Rule 213 Implementation Plans
  • Rule 216 New Source Review Requirements for Determining Impact on Air Quality
  • Rule 216-A New Source Review Requirements For Determing Impact on Air Quality - Secondary Sources

Imperial County Air Pollution Control District Rules

Kern County Air Pollution Control District Rules

  • Rule 201 Permits Required
  • Rule 202 Exemptions
  • Rule 208 Standards for Granting Applications
  • Rule 208-2 Criteria for Finding of No Significant Environmental Impact (California Environmental Quality Act)
  • Rule 210-1 New and Modified Stationary Source Review
  • Rule 210-3 Emission Reduction Banking
  • Rule 210-4 Prevention of Significant Deterioration
  • Rule 210-5 Visibility Protection

Lake County Air Quality Management District Rules

Lassen County Air Pollution Control District Rules

Mariposa County Air Pollution Control District Rules

  • Rule 401 Permit Required
  • Rule 402 Exceptions to Rule 401
  • Rule 407 Pollutant Modeling
  • Rule 408 Attainment Pollutant Air Quality Analysis
  • Rule 409 Exceptions to Rule 408
  • Rule 410 Calculation of Emissions
  • Rule 411 Emission Offset Eligibility
  • Rule 412 Emission Reduction Credit
  • Rule 413 Attainment Pollutant Increments
  • Rule 414 Source Impacting Class I Areas
  • Rule 415 Attainment Pollutant Increment Consumption
  • Rule 416 Violation of National Ambient Air Quality Standards
  • Rule 417 Violation of Emission Limitation
  • Rule 418 Attainment Pollutant Control Technology
  • Rule 419 Nonattainment Pollutant Air Quality Analysis
  • Rule 420 Exemptions to Rule 419
  • Rule 421 Contribution to Violation of National Ambient Air Quality Standard
  • Rule 422 Exemptions to Rule 421
  • Rule 423 Power Plants
  • Rule 424 Authority to Construct Decision
  • Rule 801 Establishment of Air Quality Zones
  • Rule 802 Attainment Pollutant Zones
  • Rule 803 Attainment Pollutant Zone Redesignation

Mendocino County Air Quality Management District

  • Rule 1-2-200 Permit Requirements (No Listing)
  • Rule 1-2-210 Environmental Assessment (No Listing)
  • Rule 1-2-220 New Source Review Standards (Including PSD Evaluations) (No Listing)
  • Rule 1-2-260 Exclusions (No Listing)

Modoc County Air Pollution Control District Rules

Mojave Desert Air Quality Management District Rules

  • Rule 201 Permits to Construct
  • Rule 202 Temporary Permit to Operate
  • Rule 203 Permit to Operate
  • Rule 203-1 Special Permit Provisions
  • Rule 203-2 Eligibility of Compensatory Emissions Reductions (As Adopted by the Air Resources Board)
  • Rule 213 Standards for Permits to Construct: Air Quality Impact (As Adopted by the Air Resources Board)
  • Rule 213-1 Standards for Permits to Operate: Air Quality Impact (As Adopted by the Air Resources Board)
  • Rule 213-2 Definitions for Rules 213, 213.1 (As Adopted by the Air Resources Board)
  • Rule 213-3 Additional Standards for Permit to Construct and Operate
  • Rule 220 Exemptions - Net Increase in Emissions
  • Rule 1300 General
  • Rule 1301 New Source Review - Definitions
  • Rule 1302 New Source Review - Procedures
  • Rule 1303 New Source Review - Requirements
  • Rule 1304 New Source Review - Emission Calculations
  • Rule 1305 New Source Review - Emission Offsets
  • Rule 1306 New Source Review - Electric Energy Generating Facilities
  • Rule 1400 Emissions Reduction Credit Banking - General
  • Rule 1401 Emissions Reduction Credit Banking - Definitions
  • Rule 1402 Emissions Reduction Credit Registry
  • Rule 1403 Reserved (Community Emissions Reductions Credit
  • Rule 1404 Emission Reduction Credit Calculations
  • Rule 1405 Reserved (Mobile Emission Reduction Credit Calculations)

Monterey Bay Unified Air Pollution Control District Rules

  • Rule 200 Permits Required
  • Rule 201 Sources Not Requiring Permits
  • Rule 206 Standards for Granting Applications
  • Rule 207 Review of New or Modified Sources
  • Rule 209 State Ambient Air Quality Standards
  • Rule 215 Banking of Emission Reductions
  • Rule 216 Permit Requirements for Wastewater and Sewage Treatment Facilities

North Coast Unified Air Quality Management District Rules

Northern Sierra Air Quality Management District Rules

  • Rule 401 Permit Required
  • Rule 402 Exemptions to Rule 401
  • Rule 408 Attainment Pollutant Air Quality Analysis
  • Rule 409 Exemptions to Rule 408
  • Rule 410 Calculation of Emissions
  • Rule 411 Emission Offset Eligibility
  • Rule 412 Emission Reduction Credit
  • Rule 413 Attainment Pollutant Increments
  • Rule 414 Sources Impacting Class I Areas
  • Rule 415 Attainment Pollutant Increment Consumption
  • Rule 416 Violation of National Ambient Air Quality Standards
  • Rule 417 Violation of Emission Limitation
  • Rule 418 Attainment Pollutant Control Technology
  • Rule 419 Nonattainment Pollutant Air Quality Analysis
  • Rule 420 Exemptions to Rule 419
  • Rule 421 Contributions to Violation of National Ambient Air Quality Standard
  • Rule 422 Exemptions to Rule 421
  • Rule 424 Authority to Construct Decision
  • Rule 425 Cancellation of Authority to Construct
  • Rule 426 Transfer of Authority to Construct
  • Rule 801 Establishment of Air Quality Zones
  • Rule 802 Attainment Pollutant Zones
  • Rule 803 Attainment Pollutant Zones Redesignation

Northern Sonoma County Air Pollution Control District Rules

Placer County Air Pollution Control District Rules

Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District Rules

  • Rule 201 General Permit Requirements
  • Rule 202 New Source Review
  • Rule 203 Prevention of Significant Deterioration
  • Rule 204 Emission Reduction Credits
  • Rule 205 Community Bank and Priority Reserve Bank
  • Rule 206 Mobile and Transporation Source Emission Reduction Credits
  • Rule 1005 Mobile Source Emission Reduction Credits / Banking

San Diego County Air Pollution Control District Rules

  • Rule 10 Permits Required
  • Rule 11 Exemptions From Permit Requirements
  • Rule 20 Standards for Granting Permits
  • Rule 20-1 New Source Review - General Provisions
  • Rule 20-2 New Source Review - Non Major Stationary Sources
  • Rule 20-3 New Source Review - Major Stationary Sources and PSD Stationary Sources
  • Rule 20-4 New Source Review - Portable Emission Units
  • Rule 20-5 New Source Review - Power Plants
  • Rule 20-6 New Source Review - Standards for Permit to Operate Air Quality Analysis
  • Rule 20-8 New Source Review - Special Offset Requirement Relating to Banking
  • Rule 26 Banking of Emission Reduction Credits - General Requirements
  • Rule 26-1 Standards for Granting Emission Reduction Credits
  • Rule 26-2 Use of Emission Reduction Credits
  • Rule 26-3 Reclassification of Class B Emission Reduction Credits
  • Rule 26-4 Permancy of Banked Emission Reduction Credits
  • Rule 26-5 Transfer of Emission Reduction Credits
  • Rule 26-6 District Banking of Emission Reduction Credits
  • Rule 26-7 Shutdown and Related Emission Unit
  • Rule 26-8 Banking of Limited Emission Reductions
  • Rule 26-9 Emission Reduction Credit Certificates and the Emission Reduction Credit Register              
  • Rule 26-10 Banking for BRAC Military Base Closure or Realignment Actions
  • Rule 27 Banking of Mobile Source Emission Reduction Credits

San Joaquin Valley Unified Air Pollution Control District Rules

San Luis Obispo County Air Pollution

Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District Rules

Shasta County Air Quality Management District Rules

Siskiyou County Air Pollution Control District Rules

South Coast Air Quality Management District Rules

Tehama County Air Pollution Control District Rules

  • Rule 2-1 General Requirements
  • Rule 2-2 Permits Required
  • Rule 2-3 Registration or Permit to Operate
  • Rule 2-3A New Source Review
  • Rule 2-3b Emission Reduction Credit and Banking
  • Rule 2-4 Exemption From Permit and Registration (New and Existing Operations)
  • Rule 2-5 Standards for Granting Applications for Permits

Tuolumne County Air Pollution Control District Rules

  • Rule 401 Permit Required
  • Rule 402 Exceptions to Rule 401
  • Rule 405 Determination of Requirements
  • Rule 406 Completeness of Application
  • Rule 407 Pollutant Modeling
  • Rule 408 Attainment Pollutant Air Quality Analysis
  • Rule 409 Exceptions to Rule 408
  • Rule 410 Calculation of Emissions
  • Rule 411 Emission Offset Eligibility
  • Rule 412 Emission Reduction Credit
  • Rule 413 Attainment Pollutant Increments
  • Rule 414 Sources Impacting Class I Areas
  • Rule 415 Attainment Pollutant Increment Consumption
  • Rule 416 Violation of National Ambient Air Quality Standards
  • Rule 417 Violation of Emission Limitation
  • Rule 418 Attainment Pollutant Control Technology
  • Rule 419 Nonattainment Pollutant Air Quality Standards
  • Rule 420 Exemption to Rule 419
  • Rule 421 Contribution to Violation of National Ambient Air Quality Standard
  • Rule 422 Exemptions to Rule 421
  • Rule 801 Establishment of Air Quality Zones
  • Rule 802 Attainment Pollutant Zones
  • Rule 803 Attainment Pollutant Zone Redesignation

Ventura County Air Pollution Control

  • Rule 10 Permits Required
  • Rule 23 Exemptions From Permit
  • Rule 26 New Source Review - General
  • Rule 26-1 New Source Review - Definitions
  • Rule 26-2 New Source Review - Requirements
  • Rule 26-3 New Source Review - Exemptions
  • Rule 26-4 New Source Review - Emission Banking
  • Rule 26-5 New Source Review - Community Bank
  • Rule 26-6 New Source Review - Cancellations
  • Rule 26-8 New Source Review - Permit to Operate
  • Rule 26-9 New Source Review - Power Plants
  • Rule 26-11 New Source Review - ERC Evaluation at Time of Use
  • Rule 26-13 New Source Review - Prevention of Significant Deterioration

Yolo-Solano Air Quality Management District Rules



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