(Adopted 8/91)

(New and Existing Operations)

An Authorization to Construct or Permit to Operate shall not be required for:

  1. Vehicles as defined by the Vehicle Code of the State of California, but not including any article, machine, equipment or other contrivance mounted on such vehicle that would otherwise require a permit under the provisions of these Rules and Regulations.
  2. Vehicles used to transport passengers or freight.
  3. Equipment utilized exclusively in connection with any structure, which structure is designed for and used exclusively as a dwelling for not more than two (2) families.
  4. The following equipment:
    1. Comfort air conditioning or comfort ventilating systems which are not designed to remove air contaminants generated by or released from specific units or equipment;
    2. Refrigeration units except those used as, or in conjunction with air pollution control equipment;
    3. Water-cooling towers and water-cooling ponds not used for evaporative cooling or process water, or not used for evaporative cooling of water from barometric jets or from barometric condensers;
    4. Equipment used exclusively for steam cleaning;
    5. Presses used exclusively for extruding metals, minerals, plastics or wood;
    6. Residential incinerators when used for burning of paper or leaves.
  5. Space heaters.
  6. Equipment used in eating establishments for the purpose of preparing food for human consumption.
  7. Self-propelled mobile construction equipment other than pavement burners.
  8. The APCO may exempt any process, article, machine, equipment or other contrivance with uncontrolled emissions which never exceed 2 pounds in any 24 hour period.
  9. Agricultural implements used in agricultural operations.