GBUAPCD RULE 1201 PURPOSE                                    
LAST REVISED 11/11/11
                                    
                                    
                                    REGULATION XII

                     CONFORMITY TO STATE IMPLEMENTATION PLANS OF
            TRANSPORTATION PLANS, PROGRAMS, AND PROJECTS DEVELOPED, FUNDED
             OR APPROVED UNDER TITLE 23 U.S.C. OR THE FEDERAL TRANSIT ACT


          Section
          1201 Purpose.
          1202 Definitions.
          1203 Applicability.
          1204 Priority.
          1205 Frequency of conformity determinations.
          1206 Consultation.
          1207 Content of transportation plans.
          1208 Relationship of transportation plan and TIP conformity with
               the NEPA process.
          1209 Fiscal constraints for transportation plans and TIPs.
          1210 Criteria and procedures for determining conformity of
               transportation plans, programs, and projects:  General.
          1211 Criteria and procedures:  Latest planning assumptions.
          1212 Criteria and procedures:  Latest emissions model.
          1213 Criteria and procedures:  Consultation.
          1214 Criteria and procedures:  Timely implementation of TCMs.
          1215 Criteria and procedures:  Currently conforming
               transportation plan and TIP.
          1216 Criteria and procedures:  Projects from a plan and TIP.
          1217 Criteria and procedures:  Localized CO and PM10 violations
               (hot spots).
          1218 Criteria and procedures:  Compliance with PM10 control
          measures.
          1219 Criteria and procedures:  Motor vehicle emissions budget
          (transportation plan).
          1220 Criteria and procedures:  Motor vehicle emissions budget
          (TIP).
          1221 Criteria and procedures:  Motor vehicle emissions budget
               (project not from a plan and TIP).
          1222 Criteria and procedures:  Localized CO violations (hot
          spots) in the interim period.
          1223 Criteria and procedures:  Interim period reductions in ozone
               and CO areas (transportation plan).
          1224 Criteria and procedures:  Interim period reductions in ozone
               and CO areas (TIP).
          1225 Criteria and procedures:  Interim period reductions for
               ozone and CO areas (project not from a plan and TIP).
          1226 Criteria and procedures:  Interim period reductions for PM10
               and NO2 areas (transportation plan).
          1227 Criteria and procedures:  Interim period reductions for PM10
               and NO2 areas (TIP).
          1228 Criteria and procedures:  Interim period reductions for PM10
               and NO2 areas (project not from a plan and TIP).
          1229 Transition from the interim period to the control strategy
          period.
          1230 Requirements for adoption or approval of projects by other
               recipients of funds designated under title 23 U.S.C. or the
               Federal Transit Act.
          1231 Procedures for determining regional transportation-related
          emissions.
          1232 Procedures for determining localized CO and PM10
          concentrations (hot spot analysis).
          1233 Using the motor vehicle emissions budget in the applicable
               implementation plan (or implementation plan submission).
          1234 Enforceability of design concept and scope and project level
               mitigation and control measures.
          1235 Exempt projects.
          1236 Projects exempt from regional emissions analyses.
          1237 Special provisions for nonattainment areas which are not
               required to demonstrate reasonable further progress and
               attainment.
          1238 Savings provisions.


           1201  Purpose.
          The purpose of this rule is to implement section 176(c) of the
          Clean Air Act (CAA), as amended (42 U.S.C. 7401 et seq.), the
          related requirements of 23 U.S.C. 109(j), and regulations under
          40 CFR part 51 subpart T, with respect to the conformity of
          transportation plans,  programs, and projects which are
          developed, funded, or approved by the United States Department of
          Transportation (DOT), and by metropolitan planning organizations
          (MPOs) or other recipients of funds under title 23 U.S.C. or the
          Federal Transit Act (49 U.S.C. 1601 et seq.).  This rule sets
          forth policy, criteria, and procedures for demonstrating and
          assuring conformity of such activities to this applicable
          implementation plan, developed and applicable pursuant to section
          110 and Part D of the CAA.