GBUAPCD RULE 1210 CRITERIA & CONFORMITY OF PLANS,PROG.,PROJ.
LAST REVISED 11/11/11

§ 1210 Criteria and procedures for determining conformity of transportation plans, programs, and projects: General.

(a) In order to be found to conform, each transportation plan, program, and FHWA/FTA project must satisfy the applicable criteria and procedures in §§ 1211 - 1228 as listed in Table 1 in paragraph (b) of this section, and must comply with all applicable conformity requirements of implementation plans and this rule and of court orders for the area which pertain specifically to conformity determination requirements. The criteria for making conformity determinations differ based on the action under review (transportation plans, TIPs, and FHWA/FTA projects, the time period in which the conformity determination is made, and the relevant pollutant.

(b) The following table indicates the criteria and procedures in §§ 1211 - 1228 which apply for each action in each time period.

Table 1.

Conformity Criteria


During all periods:

Action Criteria
Transportation Plan §§ 1211, 1212, 1213,1214(b)
TIP §§ 1211, 1212, 1213, 1214(c)
Project (From a conforming plan and TIP) §§ 1211, 1212, 1213, 1215, 1216, 1217, 1218
Project (Not from a conforming plan and TIP) §§ 1211, 1212, 1213, 1214(d), 1215, 1217, 1218


Phase II of the interim period:

Action Criteria
Transportation Plan §§ 1223, 1226
TIP §§ 1224, 1227
Project (From a conforming plan and TIP) § 1222
Project (Not from a conforming plan and TIP) §§ 1222, 1225, 1228


Transitional period:

Action Criteria
Transportation Plan §§ 1219, 1223, 1226
TIP §§ 1220, 1224, 1227
Project (From a conforming plan and TIP) § 1222
Project (Not from a conforming plan and TIP) §§ 1221, 1222, 1225, 1228


Control strategy and maintenance periods:

Action Criteria
Transportation Plan § 1219
TIP § 1220
Project (From a conforming plan and TIP) No additional criteria
Project (Not from a conforming plan and TIP) § 1221