NORTH COAST UNIFIED AIR QUALITY MANAGEMENT DISTRICT



Chapter IV. ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES FOR SOURCES

Rule 405 APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

[Reference: 40 CFR 70.5]

(a) Initial Permit

  1. For a source that is subject to Regulation 5 by operation of Rule 300(a)(5) on the effective date of Regulation 5, a responsible official shall submit a complete standard District application within 180 days after the effective date of Regulation 5. [Reference: 40 CFR 70.5(a)(1) and (c)(10)]

  2. For a source that is subject to Regulation 5 by operation of Rule 300(a)(1) through (a)(4) on the effective date of Regulation 5, a responsible official shall submit a complete standard District application within 12 months after the effective date of Regulation 5. [Reference: 40 CFR 70.5(a)(1) and (c)(10)]

  3. For a source that becomes subject to Regulation 5 after the date the rule becomes effective, a responsible official shall submit a complete standard District application for a permit pursuant to Regulation 5 within 12 months after commencing operation or becoming subject to Regulation 5, whichever is later.

  4. For a source with an acid rain unit, a responsible official shall submit a standard District application and acid rain permit applications to the District as provided in subsections (1) or (2) above. If the source is subject to Regulation 5 because of Rule 300(a)(1), a responsible official shall submit a standard District application and acid rain permit applications to the District by January 1, 1996 or, if applicable, by a later date established pursuant to 40 CFR Part 72. [Reference: 40 CFR 70.5(a)and (c)(10)]


(b) Permit Renewal
For renewal of a permit, a responsible official shall submit a complete standard District application no earlier than 18 months and no later than 6 months before the expiration date of the current permit to operate. A responsible official shall submit applications for renewal of permits to operate for all emissions units at a stationary source for simultaneous review. [Reference: 40 CFR 70.5(a)(1)(iii)]

(c) Significant Permit Modification
After obtaining any required preconstruction permits, a responsible official shall submit a standard District application for each emissions unit affected by a proposed permit revision that qualifies as a significant permit modification. Upon request by the Air Pollution Control Officer, the responsible official shall submit copies of the latest preconstruction permit for each affected emissions unit. The emissions unit(s) shall not commence operation until the Air Pollution Control Officer takes final action to approve the permit revision. [Reference: 40 CFR 70.5(a)(1)(ii)]

(d) Minor Permit Modification
After obtaining any required preconstruction permits, a responsible official shall submit a standard District application for each emissions unit affected by the proposed permit revision that qualifies as a minor permit modification. The emissions unit(s) affected by the proposed permit modification shall not commence operation until the Air Pollution Control Officer takes final action to approve the permit revision. In the application, the responsible official shall include the following:

  1. A description of the proposed permit revision, any change in emissions, and additional applicable federal requirements that will apply;

  2. Proposed permit terms and conditions; and

  3. A certification by a responsible official that the permit revision meets criteria for use of minor permit modification procedures and a request that such procedures be used. [Reference: 40 CFR 70.5(a)(ii) and 70.7(e)(2)(ii and v)]


(e) Acid Rain Unit Permit Modification
A permit modification of the acid rain portion of the operating permit shall be governed by regulations promulgated pursuant to Title IV of the Clean Air Act.[Reference: 40 CFR 70.7(e)]