Antelope Valley AQMD List of Current Rules

This page last updated October 26, 2018


The following rules were provided to the California Air Resources Board (CARB) by the Antelope Valley Air Quality Management District. To see this air district's rulebook on its own webpage, click here. If you have any questions, you may contact:



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REGULATION I - GENERAL PROVISIONS

RULE 101.PDF TITLE
RULE 102.PDF DEFINITION OF TERMS
RULE 103.PDF DEFINITION OF GEOGRAPHICAL AREAS
RULE 104.PDF REPORTING OF SOURCE TEST DATA AND ANALYSES
RULE 105.PDF AUTHORITY TO ARREST
RULE 106.PDF INCREMENTS OF PROGRESS
RULE 107.PDF CERTIFICATION OF SUBMISSIONS AND EMISSION STATEMENTS
RULE 108.PDF ALTERNATIVE EMISSION CONTROL PLANS
RULE 109.PDF RECORDKEEPING FOR VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUND EMISSIONS
RULE 110.PDF RULE ADOPTION PROCEDURES TO ASSURE PROTECTION AND ENHANCEMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT
RULE 114.PDF REGISTRATION PROGRAM FOR COMPRESSION IGNITION ENGINES USED IN SMALL AGRICULTURAL OPERATIONS
RULE 112.PDF NOTICE TO COMPLY PROGRAM
RULE 118.PDF EMERGENCIES

REGULATION II - PERMITS

RULE 201.PDF PERMIT TO CONSTRUCT
RULE 201-1PDF PERMIT CONDITIONS IN FEDERALLY ISSUED PERMITS TO CONSTRUCT
RULE 202.PDF TEMPORARY PERMIT TO OPERATE
RULE 203.PDF PERMIT TO OPERATE
RULE 204.PDF PERMIT CONDITIONS
RULE 205.PDF EXPIRATION OF PERMITS TO CONSTRUCT
RULE 206.PDF POSTING OF PERMIT TO OPERATE
RULE 207.PDF ALTERING OR FALSIFYING OF PERMIT
RULE 208.PDF PERMIT FOR OPEN BURNING
RULE 209.PDF TRANSFER AND VOIDING OF PERMITS
RULE 210.PDF APPLICATIONS
RULE 212.PDF STANDARDS FOR APPROVING PERMITS
RULE 214.PDF DENIAL OF PERMITS
RULE 215.PDF PERMITS DEEMED DENIED
RULE 216.PDF APPEALS
RULE 217.PDF PROVISION FOR SAMPLING AND TESTING FACILITIES
RULE 218.PDF CONTINUOUS EMISSION MONITORING (FORMERLY STACK MONITORING)
RULE 218-1.PDF CONTINUOUS EMISSION MONITORING PERFORMANCE SPECIFICATIONS
RULE 219.PDF EQUIPMENT NOT REQUIRING A PERMIT
RULE 220.PDF EXEMPTION-NET INCREASE IN EMISSIONS
RULE 221.PDF PLANS
RULE 225.PDF FEDERAL OPERATING PERMIT REQUIREMENT
RULE 226.PDF LIMITATIONS ON POTENTIAL TO EMIT

REGULATION III - FEES

RULE 301.pdf PERMIT FEES (Effective 01-01-2018)
RULE 301-2.PDF ANNUAL OPERATING PERMIT EMISSION FEE - REDUCED PENALTY FOR UNDERPAYMENTS (Rescinded 01/18/2011)
RULE 302.PDF OTHER FEES (Effective 01/01/2016)
RULE 302.PDF OTHER FEES (Effective 01/01/2018)
RULE 303.PDF HEARING BOARD FEES
RULE 310.PDF AMNESTY FOR UNPERMITTED EQUIPMENT (Rescinded 06/17/2008)
RULE 312.PDF SUPPLEMENTAL ANNUAL FEES FOR FEDERAL OPERATING PERMITS (Effective 01/01/2016)
RULE 312.PDF SUPPLEMENTAL ANNUAL FEES FOR FEDERAL OPERATING PERMITS (Effective 01/01/2017)
RULE 315.PDF
FEDERAL CLEAN AIR ACT SECTION 185 PENALTY

REGULATION IV - PROHIBITIONS

RULE 401.PDF VISIBLE EMISSIONS
RULE 402.PDF NUISANCE
RULE 403.PDF FUGITIVE DUST
RULE 404.PDF PARTICULATE MATTER - CONCENTRATION
RULE 405.PDF SOLID PARTICULATE MATTER - WEIGHT
RULE 407.PDF LIQUID AND GASEOUS AIR CONTAMINANTS
RULE 408.PDF CIRCUMVENTION
RULE 409.PDF COMBUSTION CONTAMINANTS
RULE 429.PDF START-UP AND SHUTDOWN EXEMPTION PROVISIONS FOR OXIDES OF NITROGEN
RULE 430.PDF BREAKDOWN PROVISIONS
RULE 431-1.PDF SULFUR CONTENT OF GASEOUS FUELS
RULE 431-2.PDF SULFUR CONTENT OF LIQUID FUELS
RULE 431-3.PDF SULFUR CONTENT OF FOSSIL FUELS
RULE 432.PDF GASOLINE SPECIFICATIONS
RULE 441.PDF RESEARCH OPERATIONS
RULE 442.PDF USAGE OF SOLVENTS
RULE 443.PDF LABELING OF SOLVENTS
RULE 443-1.PDF LABELING OF MATERIALS CONTAINING ORGANIC SOLVENTS
RULE 444.PDF OPEN OUTDOOR FIRES
RULE 461.PDF GASOLINE TRANSFER AND DISPENSING
RULE 462.PDF ORGANIC LIQUID LOADING
RULE 463.PDF ORGANIC LIQUID STORAGE
RULE 464.PDF WASTEWATER SEPARATORS
RULE 468.PDF SULFUR RECOVERY UNITS
RULE 469.PDF SULFURIC ACID UNITS
RULE 470.PDF ASPHALT AIR BLOWING
RULE 472.PDF REDUCTION OF ANIMAL MATTER
RULE 473.PDF DISPOSAL OF SOLID AND LIQUID WASTES
RULE 474.PDF FUEL BURNING EQUIPMENT - OXIDES OF NITROGEN
RULE 475.PDF ELECTRIC POWER GENERATING EQUIPMENT
RULE 476.PDF STEAM GENERATING EQUIPMENT
RULE 480.PDF NATURAL GAS FIRED CONTROL DEVICES
RULE 481.PDF SPRAY COATING OPERATIONS

REGULATION V - PROCEDURES BEFORE THE HEARING BOARD

RULE 501.PDF GENERAL
RULE 501-1.PDF ASSISTANCE TO SMALL BUSINESS
RULE 502.PDF FILING PETITIONS
RULE 503.PDF PETITIONS FOR VARIANCES AND APPEALS
RULE 503-1.PDF EX PARTE PETITIONS FOR VARIANCES
RULE 504.PDF RULES FROM WHICH VARIANCES ARE NOT ALLOWED
RULE 505.PDF LACK OF PERMIT
RULE 506.PDF FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH RULES
RULE 507.PDF PLEADINGS
RULE 508.PDF DISMISSAL OF PETITION
RULE 509.PDF PLACE OF HEARING
RULE 510.PDF NOTICE OF HEARING
RULE 511.PDF EVIDENCE
RULE 511-1.PDF SUBPOENAS
RULE 512.PDF PRELIMINARY MATTERS
RULE 512-1.PDF PREHEARING CONFERENCE
RULE 513.PDF ADMINISTRATIVE NOTICE
RULE 514.PDF CONTINUANCES
RULE 515.PDF FINDINGS AND DECISION
RULE 516.PDF EFFECTIVE DATE OF DECISION
RULE 517.PDF EMERGENCY VARIANCE PROCEDURES - BREAKDOWNS
RULE 518.PDF VARIANCE PROCEDURES FOR TITLE V FACILITIES
RULE 518-1.PDF PERMIT APPEAL PROCEDURES FOR TITLE V FACILITIES
RULE 518-2.PDF FEDERAL ALTERNATIVE OPERATING CONDITIONS

REGULATION VII - EMERGENCIES

RULE 701.PDF AIR POLLUTION EMERGENCY CONTINGENCY ACTIONS

REGULATION VIII - ORDERS FOR ABATEMENT

RULE 801.PDF GENERAL
RULE 802.PDF ORDER FOR ABATEMENT
RULE 803.PDF FILING PETITIONS
RULE 804.PDF CONTENT OF PETITION
RULE 805.PDF SCOPE OF ORDER
RULE 806.PDF FINDINGS
RULE 807.PDF PLEADINGS
RULE 808.PDF EVIDENCE
RULE 809.PDF FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH RULES
RULE 810.PDF DISMISSAL OF PETITION
RULE 811.PDF PLACE OF HEARING
RULE 812.PDF NOTICE OF HEARING
RULE 813.PDF PRELIMINARY MATTERS
RULE 814.PDF OFFICIAL NOTICE
RULE 815.PDF CONTINUANCE
RULE 816.PDF ORDER AND DECISION
RULE 817.PDF EFFECTIVE DATE OF DECISION

REGULATION IX - STANDARDS OF PERFORMANCE FOR NEW STATIONARY SOURCES

RULE 900.PDF STANDARDS OF PERFORMANCE FOR NEW STATIONARY SOURCES (NSPS)

REGULATION X - NATIONAL EMISSION STANDARDS FOR HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANTS

ATCMNOTICE.PDF NOTIFICATION (ATCMs)
MACTNOTICE.PDF NOTIFICATION (MACTs)
RULE 1000.PDF NATIONAL EMISSION STANDARDS FOR HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANTS (NESHAPS)

REGULATION XI - SOURCE SPECIFIC STANDARDS

RULE 1102.PDF PETROLEUM SOLVENT DRY CLEANERS
RULE 1104.PDF WOOD FLAT STOCK COATING OPERATIONS
RULE 1106-1.PDF PLEASURE CRAFT COATING OPERATIONS
RULE 1107.PDF COATING OF METAL PARTS AND PRODUCTS
RULE 1108.PDF CUTBACK ASPHALT
RULE 1108-1.PDF EMULSIFIED ASPHALT
RULE 1110-2.PDF EMISSIONS FROM STATIONARY, NON-ROAD & PORTABLE INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINES
RULE 1111.PDF NOx EMISSIONS FROM NATURAL-GAS-FIRED, FAN-TYPE CENTRAL FURNACES
RULE 1112-1.PDF EMISSIONS OF PARTICULATE MATTER FROM CEMENT KILNS (Rescinded 2/20/2007)
RULE 1113.PDF ARCHITECTURAL COATINGS
RULE 1116-1.PDF LIGHTERING VESSEL OPERATIONS - SULFUR CONTENT OF BUNKER FUEL (Rescinded 01/18/2011)
RULE 1119.PDF PETROLEUM COKE CALCINING OPERATIONS - OXIDES OF SULFUR (Rescinded 01/18/2011)
RULE 1120.PDF ASPHALT PAVEMENT HEATERS
RULE 1121.PDF CONTROL OF NITROGEN OXIDES FROM RESIDENTIAL TYPE, NATURAL GAS-FIRED WATER HEATERS
RULE 1122.PDF SOLVENT DEGREASERS
RULE 1124.PDF AEROSPACE ASSEMBLY AND COMPONENT MANUFACTURING OPERATIONS
RULE 1130.PDF GRAPHIC ARTS
RULE 1130-1.PDF SCREEN PRINTING OPERATIONS
RULE 1133.PDF COMPOSTING AND RELATED OPERATIONS
RULE 1134.PDF STATIONARY GAS TURBINES
RULE 1135.PDF EMISSIONS OF OXIDES OF NITROGEN FROM ELECTRIC POWER GENERATING SYSTEMS
RULE 1136.PDF WOOD PRODUCTS COATINGS
RULE 1140.PDF ABRASIVE BLASTING
RULE 1141-1.PDF COATINGS AND INK MANUFACTURING
RULE 1145.PDF PLASTIC, RUBBER, AND GLASS COATINGS
RULE 1146.PDF EMISSIONS OF OXIDES OF NITROGEN FROM INDUSTRIAL, INSTITUTIONAL, AND COMMERCIAL BOILERS, STEAM GENERATORS, AND PROCESS HEATERS
RULE 1146-1.PDF EMISSIONS OF OXIDES OF NITROGEN FROM SMALL INDUSTRIAL, INSTITUTIONAL, AND COMMERCIAL BOILERS, STEAM GENERATORS, AND PROCESS HEATERS
RULE 1149.PDF STORAGE TANK CLEANING AND DEGASSING
RULE 1150.PDF EXCAVATION OF LANDFILL SITES
RULE 1150-1.PDF CONTROL OF GASEOUS EMISSIONS FROM ACTIVE LANDFILLS
RULE 1150-2.PDF CONTROL OF GASEOUS EMISSIONS FROM INACTIVE LANDFILLS
RULE 1151.PDF MOTOR VEHICLE AND MOBILE EQUIPMENT COATING OPERATIONS
RULE 1151-1.PDF MOTOR VEHICLE ASSEMBLY COATING OPERATIONS
RULE 1153.PDF COMMERCIAL BAKERY OVENS
RULE 1158.PDF STORAGE, HANDLING, AND TRANSPORT OF PETROLEUM COKE (Rescinded 02/20/2007)
RULE 1162.PDF POLYESTER RESIN OPERATIONS
RULE 1163.PDF CONTROL OF VINYL CHLORIDE EMISSIONS
RULE 1164.PDF SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING
RULE 1166.PDF VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUND EMISSIONS FROM DECONTAMINATION OF SOIL
RULE 1168.PDF ADHESIVE AND SEALANT APPLICATIONS
RULE 1170.PDF METHANOL COMPATIBLE FUEL STORAGE AND TRANSFER
RULE 1171.PDF SOLVENT CLEANING OPERATIONS
RULE 1173.PDF FUGITIVE EMISSIONS OF VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS
RULE 1174.PDF CONTROL OF VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUND EMISSIONS FROM THE IGNITION OF BARBECUE CHARCOAL (Rescinded 11/20/2012)
RULE 1175.PDF CONTROL OF EMISSIONS FROM THE MANUFACTURE OF POLYMERIC CELLULAR (FOAM) PRODUCTS
RULE 1176.PDF VOC EMISSIONS FROM WASTEWATER SYSTEMS
RULE 1179.PDF PUBLICLY OWNED TREATMENT WORKS OPERATIONS

REGULATION XIII - NEW SOURCE REVIEW

RULE 1300.PDF GENERAL
RULE 1301.PDF DEFINITIONS
RULE 1302.PDF PROCEDURE
RULE 1303.PDF REQUIREMENTS
RULE 1304.PDF EMISSIONS CALCULATIONS
RULE 1305.PDF EMISSIONS OFFSETS
RULE 1306.PDF ELECTRIC ENERGY GENERATING FACILITIES
RULE 1309.PDF EMISSION REDUCTION CREDITS
RULE 1310.PDF FEDERAL MAJOR FACILITIES AND FEDERAL MAJOR MODIFICATIONS

REGULATION XIV - TOXICS AND OTHER NON-CRITERIA POLLUTANTS

RULE 1401.PDF NEW SOURCE REVIEW FOR TOXIC AIR CONTAMINANTS
RULE 1402.PDF CONTROL OF TOXIC AIR CONTAMINANTS FROM EXISTING SOURCES
RULE 1403.PDF ASBESTOS EMISSIONS FROM DEMOLITION/RENOVATION ACTIVITIES
RULE 1407.PDF CONTROL OF EMISSIONS OF ARSENIC, CADMIUM, AND NICKLE FROM NON-FERROUS METAL MELTING OPERATIONS
RULE 1411.PDF RECOVERY OR RECYCLING OF REFRIGERANTS FROM MOTOR VEHICLE AIR CONDITIONERS (Rescinded 03/20/2007)
RULE 1414.PDF ASBESTOS-CONTAINING SERPENTINE MATERIAL IN SURFACING APPLICATIONS
RULE 1415.PDF REDUCTION OF REFRIGERANT EMISSIONS FROM STATIONARY REFRIGERATION AND AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEMS (Rescinded 03/20/2007)
RULE 1418.PDF HALON EMISSIONS FROM FIRE EXTINGUISHING EQUIPMENT
RULE 1420.PDF EMISSIONS STANDARD FOR LEAD
RULE 1421.PDF CONTROL OF PERCHLOROETHYLENE EMISSIONS FROM DRY CLEANING SYSTEMS

REGULATION XV - TRIP REDUCTION/INDIRECT SOURCE

RULE 1502.PDF DISTRICT DELEGATION TO LOCAL GOVERNMENTS (Rescinded 11/21/2006)
RULE 1504.PDF CASH-OUT PROGRAM FOR NON-OWNED EMPLOYER PARKING (Rescinded 11/21/2006)

REGULATION XVI - MOBILE SOURCE OFFSET PROGRAMS

RULE 1605.PDF CREDITS FOR THE VOLUNTARY REPAIR OF ON-ROAD MOTOR VEHICLES IDENTIFIED THROUGH REMOTE SENSING DEVICES
RULE 1610.PDF OLD-VEHICLE SCRAPPING
RULE 1612.PDF CREDITS FOR CLEAN ON-ROAD VEHICLES
RULE 1620.PDF CREDITS FOR CLEAN OFF-ROAD MOBILE EQUIPMENT
RULE 1623.PDF CREDITS FOR CLEAN LAWN AND GARDEN EQUIPMENT

REGULATION XVII - PREVENTION OF SIGNIFICANT DETERIORATION

RULE 1701.PDF GENERAL
RULE 1702.PDF DEFINITIONS
RULE 1703.PDF PSD ANALYSIS
RULE 1704.PDF EXEMPTIONS
RULE 1706.PDF EMISSION CALCULATIONS
RULE 1710.PDF ANALYSIS, NOTICE, AND REPORTING
RULE 1713.PDF SOURCE OBLIGATION
APPX.PDF APPENDIX

REGULATION XIX - FEDERAL CONFORMITY REGULATIONS

RULE 1901.PDF GENERAL CONFORMITY
RULE 1902.PDF TRANSPORTATION CONFORMITY

REGULATION XXI - PORTABLE EQUIPMENT - STATEWIDE REGULATION

RULE 2100.PDF REGISTRATION OF PORTABLE EQUIPMENT

REGULATION XXII - TRANSPORTATION OUTREACH PROGRAM

RULE 2200.PDF TRANSPORTATION OUTREACH PROGRAM

REGULATION XXV - INTERCREDIT TRADING

RULE 2501.PDF AIR QUALITY INVESTMENT PROGRAM
RULE 2506.PDF AREA SOURCE CREDITS FOR NOX AND SOX

REGULATION XXX - TITLE V PERMITS

RULE 3000.PDF GENERAL
RULE 3001.PDF DEFINITIONS
RULE 3002.PDF APPLICATIONS
RULE 3003.PDF FEDERAL OPERATING PERMITS
RULE 3004.PDF (RESERVED, "GENERAL PERMITS")
RULE 3005.PDF MODIFICATIONS OF FEDERAL OPERATING PERMITS
RULE 3006.PDF REOPENING, REISSUANCE, AND TERMINATION OF FEDERAL OPERATING PERMITS
RULE 3007.PDF NOTICE AND COMMENT
RULE 3008.PDF CERTIFICATION
RULE 3009.PDF APPEALS
RULE 3010.PDF ACID RAIN PROVISIONS OF FEDERAL OPERATING PERMITS
RULE 3011.PDF GREENHOUSE GAS PROVISIONS OF FEDERAL OPERATING PERMITS
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