LAKE COUNTY AIR QUALITY MANAGEMENT DISTRICT

 

 


Chapter IV, Article VII - Plans, Specifications, Permit Revocation

Section 670: The Air Pollution Control Officer, at anytime, may require from an applicant for, or holder of, any permit by these Rules and Regulations, such information, analyses, plans or specifications which will disclose the nature, extent, quantity or degree of air contaminants which are, or may be, discharged by the source for which the permit was issued or applied.
Section 671: If within a reasonable time, not to exceed fifteen (15) days, the holder of any permit willfully fails and refuses to furnish the information, analyses, plans or specifications requested by the Air Pollution Control Officer, such officer may suspend the permit. The Air Pollution Control Officer shall serve notice in writing of such suspension and the reasons therefor on the permittee.
Section 672: The Air Pollution Control Officer shall reinstate a suspended permit when furnished with all requested information, analyses, plans and specifications.
Section 673: Within ten (10) days after receipt of the notice of suspension pursuant to Section 671, the permittee may request the Hearing Board to hold a hearing on whether or not the permit was properly suspended.
Section 674: The Air Pollution Control Officer may request the Hearing Board to hold a hearing to determine whether a permit should be revoked if he finds that the holder of the permit is violating any applicable order, rule or regulation of the District or any applicable rule of Division 26 of the Health and Safety Code.
Section 675: Within thirty (30) days after a hearing has been requested pursuant to Sections 673, 674 or 681, the Hearing Board shall hold a hearing pursuant to Chapter 8, Part 3, Division 26 of the Health and Safety Code.
Section 676:

After a hearing, the Hearing Board may do any of the following:

  1. Grant a permit denied by the Air Pollution Control Officer.
  2. Continue the suspension of a permit suspended by the Air Pollution Control Officer.
  3. Remove the suspension of an existing permit invoked by the Air Pollution Control Officer pending the furnishings by the permittee of the information, analyses, plans and specifications required.
  4. Find that no violation exists and reinstate an existing permit.
  5. Revoke an existing permit if it finds any of the following:
  1. The permittee has failed to correct any conditions by the Air Pollution Control Officer.
  2. The refusal of a permit would be justified.
  3. Fraud or deceit was employed in obtaining the permit.
  4. Any violation of Division 26 of the Health and Safety Code, or of any order, rule or regulation of the District.
Section 680: Denial of Application: In the event of denial of an Authority to Construct or a Permit to Operate, the Air Pollution Control Officer shall notify the applicant in writing of the reasons for the denial.
Section 681: Within ten (10) days after notice by the Air Pollution Control Officer of the denial, the applicant may petition the Hearing Board in writing to hold a public hearing on whether or not the permit was properly denied.
Section 682: Within thirty (30) days after a hearing has been requested, the Hearing Board shall hold a hearing pursuant to Chapter 8, Part 3, of the Health and Safety Code (commencing with Section 40800).