MONTEREY BAY UNIFIED AIR POLLUTION CONTROL DISTRICT


RULE 429. APPLICATIONS OF NONARCHITECTURAL COATINGS


(Adopted 9-16-87)

CONTENTS


PART 1.0. APPLICABILITY

PART 2.0. DEFINITIONS

PART 3.0. REQUIREMENTS



PART 1.0. APPLICABILITY


1.1. Spray Application of Nonarchitectural Coatings.

1.1.1. The provisions of this Rule apply to the spray application of nonarchitectural coatings by any person who sprays at least five (5) gallons per year of any nonarchitectural coating.

1.1.2. This Rule applies to any facility for which a permit application has not been received by the District prior to September 16, 1987.

1.1.2. This Rule does not apply to coatings which are applied by hand, brush, layup or other means not constituting spray application as defined at subsection 2.3 below. Such nonspray applications must, however, still comply with Rule 416 (Organic Solvents).

PART 2.0. DEFINITIONS

2.1. Complying Enclosure: means any structure which includes all the following features:


2.2. Nonarchitectural Coatings
means any substance applied to adhere to any surface other than stationary structures and their appurtenances, mobile homes, pavement or curbs. Such coatings include, but are not limited to: paints, primers, sealers, resins, fiberglass, preservatives, dyes, varnishes, films, undercoats, topcoats, etc.

2.3. Spray Application

means application upon a surface of any substance by means of the pressurized release of the substance through a nozzle or orifice.

PART 3.0. REQUIREMENTS

3.1. Spray Applications

3.1.1. Any person who conducts spray applications of any nonarchitectural coating shall conduct such applications only while inside a complying enclosure in full operation. A complying enclosure is in full operation when all doors and windows are closed and the exhaust and particulate collection systems are operating.

3.1.2. This requirement may be modified in any case where, in the judgement of the Air Pollution Control Officer, special circumstances are present which justify departure from any elements of subsection 3.1.1. Special circumstances are established when the operator demonstrates convincingly that, due to the peculiar location of the facility and its relationship to adjacent property:

3.2. Organic Solvent-Containing Coatings

Any person who applies nonarchitectural coatings which contain organic solvents, whether such coating is applied by spray or by any other method, shall comply with the emission limitations set forth by Rule 416.

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