SOUTH COAST AIR QUALITY MANAGEMENT DISTRICT
RULE 3004 - PERMIT TYPES AND CONTENT
(Adopted October 8, 1993)(Amended August 11, 1995)(Amended November 14, 1997) (Amended December 12, 1997)
(a) Permit Content for Non-RECLAIM Facilities
(A) All emissions monitoring and analysis procedures or test methods required by regulatory requirements;
(B) Monitoring and recordkeeping sufficient to substantiate the facility's compliance
with the terms and conditions of Title V permit. With respect to recordkeeping, the permit shall require, where
applicable, records of required monitoring information that include, but not limited to, the following:
(ii) the date(s) analyses were performed;
(iii) the company or entity that performed the analyses;
(iv) the analytical techniques or methods used;
(v) the results of such analyses; and
(vi) the operating conditions as existing at the time of sampling or measurement;
(D) Requirements concerning the use, maintenance, and, where appropriate, installation of monitoring and recordkeeping equipment or methods;
(E) Keeping all records of required monitoring data specified in permits, regulatory requirements and District monitoring protocols or rules for a period of at least five years from the date of the monitoring sample, measurement, report, or application; and,
(F) Submittal, to the Executive Officer, of reports of any required monitoring at least every
six months. All instances of deviations from permit requirements shall be clearly identified in such reports.
(A) The holder of the Title V permit shall comply with all regulatory requirements and facility permit conditions, except as provided for in subdivision (g) of Rule 3002 or in an alternative operating condition imposed pursuant to Rule 518.2;
(B) Any non-compliance with subparagraph (a)(7)(A) of this rule, shall be a violation of the federal Clean Air Act pursuant to paragraph (c)(2) of Rule 3002;
(C) The facility permit may be revised, revoked, reopened and reissued, or terminated for cause, including, but not limited to, failure to comply with regulatory requirements, permit terms or conditions;
(D) The filing of any application for permit revision, revocation, or termination, or of a
notification of planned changes or anticipated non
-compliance, does not stay any permit condition;
(E) The permit does not convey any property rights of any sort or any exclusive privilege;
(F) The applicant for, or holder of, a Title V permit shall furnish timely information and records to the Executive Officer when requested pursuant to subdivision (d) or (e) of Rule 3002 ;
(G) The applicant for, or holder of, a Title V permit shall pay all required fees specified in Regulation III - Permit Fees;
(H) It shall not be a defense for a person in an enforcement action, including those listed in paragraph (c)(2) of Rule 3002, that it would have been necessary to halt or reduce the permitted activity in order to maintain compliance with the conditions of this permit, except as provided for in subdivision (g) of Rule 3002; and,
(I) The conditions under which the permit will be reopened as specified in paragraph (g)(1)
of Rule 3005.
(A) Shall include all terms required by subdivisions (a) and (b) of this rule to determine compliance;
(B) May extend the permit shield described in subdivision (c) of this rule to all terms and conditions that allow such emission trading; and,
(C) Must meet all applicable requirements and requirements of this regulation.
(A) Compliance certification, testing, monitoring, reporting, and recordkeeping requirements sufficient to assure compliance with the terms and conditions of the permit, consistent with paragraph (a)(4) of this rule.
(B) Inspection and entry requirements that require that, upon presentation of appropriate
credentials, the holder of the Title V permit shall allow the Executive Officer or authorized representative to:
(ii) Have access to and copy, at reasonable times, any records that must be kept under the conditions of the permit;
(iii) Inspect at reasonable times, any facilities, equipment (including monitoring and air pollution control equipment), practices, or operations regulated or required under the permit; and,
(iv) Sample or monitor, at reasonable times, substances or parameters for the purpose of assuring
compliance with the permit or regulatory requirements.
(ii) Findings or decisions issued by the District Hearing Board as a result of any administrative
proceeding concerning the source.
(ii) An explanation of why any dates in the schedule of compliance were not, or will not be
met, and any preventative or corrective measures adopted.
(ii) In accordance with paragraph (a)(4) of this rule, a means for monitoring the compliance of the facility with its emissions limitations, standards, and work practices;
(iii) A requirement that the compliance certification include the following:
(v) Such additional requirements as may be specified pursuant to Sections 114(a)(3) and 504(b)
of the federal Clean Air Act.
(b) Permit Content for RECLAIM Facilities
(c) Permit Shield
(ii) The Executive Officer, in acting on the permit application or revision determines in writing that
other requirements specifically identified are not applicable to the facility, and the permit includes this determination
or a concise summary thereof.
(ii) Reason that a permit shield is sought; and,
(iii) Proposed duration of a permit shield.
(A) The provisions of Section 303 of the federal Clean Air Act (emergency orders) including the authority of the EPA Administrator.
(B) The liability of an owner or operator of a facility for any violation of regulatory requirements prior to, or at the time of, permit issuance;
(C) The applicable requirements of the acid rain program, consistent with Section 408(a) of the federal Clean air Act;
(D) The ability of EPA to obtain information from a facility pursuant to Section 114 of the federal Clean Air Act;
(E) The applicability of State or local requirements that are not "applicable requirements", as defined in Rule 3000, at the time of permit issuance but which do apply to the facility, such as toxics requirements unique to the State; or,
(F) The applicability of regulatory requirements with compliance dates after the permit issuance
(d) Temporary Source Permits
(A) The address of the new equipment location;
(B) The date operations are to begin at the new location; and,
(C) Any terms of the temporary source permit which will be applicable at the new location
but were not applicable at the previous location.
(A) Conditions that will assure compliance with all regulatory requirements at all authorized locations;
(B) A requirement that the owner or operator notify the Executive Officer of location changes in compliance with paragraph (d)(3) of this rule; and,
(C) Conditions that will assure that the operation is temporary, involves at least one change of location during the term of the permit, and does not operate at any one location or facility for more than twelve consecutive months.
(e) General Permits
(A) the general permit complies with all regulatory requirements; and,
(B) the equipment category does not require a Rule 1401 - New Source Review of Carcinogenic
Air Contaminants, evaluation.
(A) criteria by which equipment qualifies for the permit; and,
(B) standard conditions and terms and emissions limits.
(f) Permit Expiration and Renewal