Eastern Kern APCD List of Current Rules

This page last reviewed September 26, 2018


The following rules were provided to the California Air Resources Board by the district. If you have any questions, you may contact:


At the District:

Glenn E. Stephens

(661) 862-5250
[For other District contact information]

At the California Air Resources Board:

CARB Staff

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REGULATION I - GENERAL PROVISIONS
R101.PDF TITLE
R102.PDF DEFINITIONS
R103.PDF CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION
R103-1.PDF INSPECTION OF PUBLIC RECORDS
R104.PDF ENFORCEMENT
R105.PDF ORDER OF ABATEMENT
R106.PDF LAND USE
R107.PDF INSPECTIONS
R108.PDF STACK MONITORING
R108-1.PDF SOURCE SAMPLING
R108-2.PDF EMISSION STATEMENT
R108-3.PDF ENHANCED MONITORING AND COMPLIANCE CERTIFICATION
R109.PDF PENALTY
R110.PDF ARRESTS AND NOTICES TO APPEAR
R110-1.PDF NOTICE TO COMPLY
R111.PDF EQUIPMENT BREAKDOWN
R112.PDF CIRCUMVENTION
R113.PDF SEPARATION AND COMBINATION
R114.PDF SEVERABILITY
R115.PDF APPLICABILITY OF EMISSION LIMITS

REGULATION II - PERMITS
R201.PDF PERMITS REQUIRED
R201-1.PDF PERMITS TO OPERATE FOR SOURCES SUBJECT TO TITLE V OF THE FEDERAL CLEAN AIR ACT AMENDMENTS OF 1990
R201-2.PDF SYNTHETIC MINOR SOURCES
R201-3.PDF FEDERALLY ENFORCEABLE LIMITS ON POTENTIAL TO EMIT
R201-4.PDF STATE IMPLEMENTATION PLAN PROVISIONS FOR ESTABLISHING ALTERNATIVE REQUIREMENTS
R202.PDF PERMIT EXEMPTIONS
R202-1.PDF EXPERIMENTAL RESEARCH OPERATIONS
R203.PDF TRANSFER
R204.PDF APPLICATIONS
R205.PDF PERMIT RENEWAL
R206.PDF ACTION ON APPLICATIONS
R208.PDF STANDARDS FOR GRANTING APPLICATIONS
R208-1.PDF DISCLOSURE OF AIR TOXICS INFORMATION
R208-2.PDF CRITERIA FOR FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT (CALIFORNIA ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY ACT)
R209.PDF CONDITIONAL APPROVAL
R209.1.PDF PERMIT CONDITIONS
R210.PDF DENIAL OF APPLICATION
R210-1.PDF NEW AND MODIFIED STATIONARY SOURCE REVIEW
R210-1A.PDF MAJOR NEW AND MODIFIED STATIONARY SOURCE REVIEW (MNSR)
R210-2.PDF STANDARDS FOR PERMITS TO OPERATE
R210-3.PDF EMISSION REDUCTIONS BANKING
R210-4.PDF PREVENTION OF SIGNIFICANT DETERIORATION
R210-5.PDF VISIBILITY PROTECTION
R210-7.PDF FEDERAL GENERAL CONFORMITY
R210-8.PDF FEDERAL TRANSPORTATION CONFORMITY
R210-9.PDF CONSTRUCTION OR RECONSTRUCTION OF MAJOR STATIONARY
SOURCES OF HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANTS
R211.PDF FURTHER INFORMATION
R212.PDF APPLICATIONS DEEMED DENIED
R213.PDF APPEALS

REGULATION III - FEES
R301.PDF PERMIT FEES
R301-1.PDF BANKING CERTIFICATE FEE
R301-3.HTM AIR TOXICS "HOT SPOTS" INFORMATION AND ASSESSMENT ACT FEES
R301-4.PDF GREENHOUSE GAS FEE
R302.PDF PERMIT FEE SCHEDULES
R303.PDF MISCELLANEOUS FEES
R304.PDF TECHNICAL REPORTS-CHARGES
R305.PDF HEARING BOARD FEES
R305-1.PDF EXCESS EMISSION FEES
R306.PDF ASBESTOS REMOVAL FEES

REGULATION IV - PROHIBITIONS
R401.PDF VISIBLE EMISSIONS
R402.PDF FUGITIVE DUST
R402-2.PDF AGRICULTURAL OPERATIONS
R404-1.PDF PARTICULATE MATTER CONCENTRATION-DESERT BASIN
R405.PDF PARTICULATE MATTER-EMISSION RATE
R406.PDF PROCESS WEIGHT-PORTLAND CEMENT KILNS
R407.PDF SULFUR COMPOUNDS
R408.PDF DISPOSAL OF SOLID OR LIQUIDS
R409.PDF FUEL BURNING EQUIPMENT - COMBUSTION CONTAMINANTS
R410.PDF ORGANIC SOLVENTS
R410-1.PDF ARCHITECTURAL COATINGS
R410-1A.PDF ARCHITECTURAL COATING CONTROLS
R410-2.PDF DISPOSAL AND EVAPORATION OF SOLVENTS
R410-3.PDF ORGANIC SOLVENT DEGREASING OPERATIONS
R410-4.PDF SURFACE COATING OF METAL PARTS AND PRODUCTS
R410-4A.PDF MOTOR VEHICLE AND MOBILE EQUIPMENT REFINISHING OPERATIONS
R410-5.PDF CUTBACK, SLOW CURE, AND EMULSIFIED ASPHALT-PAVING AND MAINTENANCE OPERATIONS
R410-6.PDF PERCHLOROETHYLENE DRY CLEANING SYSTEMS
R410-6A.PDF PETROLEUM SOLVENT DRY CLEANING OPERATIONS
R410-7.PDF GRAPHIC ARTS
R410-8.PDF AEROSPACE ASSEMBLY AND COATING OPERATIONS
R410-9.PDF WOOD PRODUCTS SURFACE COATING OPERATIONS
R411.PDF STORAGE OF ORGANIC LIQUIDS
R412.PDF GASOLINE TRANSFER INTO STATIONARY STORAGE CONTAINERS, DELIVERY VESSELS AND BULK PLANTS
R412-1.PDF TRANSFER OF GASOLINE INTO VEHICLE FUEL TANKS
R413.PDF ORGANIC LIQUID LOADING
R414.PDF WASTEWATER SEPARATORS
R414-1.PDF VALVES, PRESSURE RELIEF VALVES, FLANGES, THREADED CONNECTIONS AND PROCESS DRAINS AT PETROLEUM REFINERIES AND CHEMICAL PLANTS
R414-2.PDF SOIL DECONTAMINATION (VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS)
R414-5.PDF PUMP AND COMPRESSOR SEALS AT PETROLEUM REFINERIES AND CHEMICAL PLANTS
R415.PDF REDUCTION OF ANIMAL MATTER
R416.PDF OPEN BURNING
R416-1.PDF WOOD-BURNING HEATERS AND WOOD-BURNING FIREPLACES
R417.PDF AGRICULTURAL AND PRESCRIBED BURNING
R418.PDF INCINERATOR BURNING
R418-1.PDF MEDICAL WASTE INCINERATORS
R419.PDF NUISANCE
R420.PDF EXCEPTION
R421.PDF ORCHARD HEATERS
R422.PDF NEW SOURCE PERFORMANCE STANDARDS
R422-1.PDF MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE LANDFILLS (NONMETHANE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS)
R423.PDF NATIONAL EMISSION STANDARDS FOR HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANTS AND SOURCE CATETGORIES (NESHAPS)
R424.PDF RESIDENTIAL WATER HEATERS (OXIDES OF NITROGEN)
R425.PDF STATIONARY GAS TURBINES (OXIDES OF NITROGEN)
R425-1.PDF HOT MIX ASPHALT PAVING PLANTS (OXIDES OF NITROGEN)
R425-2.PDF BOILERS, STEAM GENERATORS, AND PROCESS HEATERS (OXIDES OF NITROGEN)
R425-3.PDF PORTLAND CEMENT KILNS (OXIDES OF NITROGEN)
R426.PDF EXPERIMENTAL RESEARCH OPERATIONS
R427.PDF STATIONARY PISTON ENGINES (OXIDES OF NITROGEN)
R428.PDF COMMERCIAL OFFSITE MULTIUSER HAZARDOUS WASTE AND NONHAZARDOUS WASTE DISPOSAL FACILITIES
R429.PDF DECORATIVE AND HARD CHROME PLATING AND CHROMIC ACID ANODIZING FACILITIES
R429-1.PDF COOLING TOWERS (HEXAVALENT CHROMIUM)
R430.PDF STERILIZERS (ETHYLENE OXIDE)
R431.PDF PROPELLANT COMBUSTION AND ROCKET TESTING
R432.PDF POLYESTER RESIN OPERATIONS

REGULATION V
PROCEDURES BEFORE THE HEARING BOARD
R501.PDF APPLICABLE ARTICLES OF THE HEALTH AND SAFETY CODE
R502.PDF GENERAL
R503.PDF FILING PETITIONS
R504.PDF BASIC REQUIREMENTS FOR PETITIONS
R505.PDF ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR VARIANCE PETITIONS
R506.PDF APPEAL FROM DENIAL
R507.PDF FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH RULES
R508.PDF ANSWERS
R509.PDF WITHDRAWAL OF PETITION
R510.PDF PLACE OF HEARING
R511.PDF NOTICE OF HEARING
R512.PDF EVIDENCE
R513.PDF PRELIMINARY MATTERS
R514.PDF OFFICIAL NOTICE
R515.PDF CONTINUANCES
R516.PDF DECISION
R517.PDF EFFECTIVE DATE OF DECISION
R518.PDF LACK OF PERMIT
R519.PDF EMERGENCY VARIANCE


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