San Diego County APCD List of Current Rules

This page last reviewed July 11, 2018

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

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REGULATION I - GENERAL PROVISIONS

RULE NO. 

RULE NAME 

R1.PDF TITLE
R2.PDF DEFINITIONS
R4.HTM REVIEW OF RULES
R5.HTM AUTHORITY TO ARREST
R6.HTM MINOR VIOLATIONS

REGULATION II - PERMITS

RULE NO.

RULE NAME

R10.PDF PERMITS REQUIRED
R10-1.HTM NSPS AND NESHAPS REQUIREMENTS
R11.PDF EXEMPTIONS FROM RULE 10 PERMIT REQUIREMENTS
R12.HTM  REGISTRATION OF SPECIFIED EQUIPMENT  
R12-1.HTM  PORTABLE EQUIPMENT REGISTRATION  
R14.HTM APPLICATIONS 
R15.HTM  PERMIT PROCESS - PUBLIC NOTIFICATIONS 
R17.HTM  CANCELLATION OF APPLICATIONS
R18.HTM  ACTION ON APPLICATIONS 
R19.HTM  PROVISION OF SAMPLING AND TESTING FACILITIES  
R19-1.HTM  NSPS AND NESHAPS SAMPLING AND TESTING FACILITIES REQUIREMENT 
R19-2.HTM   CONTINUOUS EMISSION MONITORING REQUIREMENTS 
R19-3.HTM  EMISSION INFORMATION  
R20.HTM  STANDARDS FOR GRANTING PERMITS
R20-1.HTM  NEW SOURCE REVIEW - GENERAL PROVISIONS  
R20-1.PDFNEW SOURCE REVIEW - GENERAL PROVISIONS  (Adopted 04/27/16)
R20-2.HTM  NEW SOURCE REVIEW - NON MAJOR STATIONARY SOURCES  
R20-2.PDFNEW SOURCE REVIEW - NON MAJOR STATIONARY SOURCES  (Adopted 04/27/16)
R20-3.HTM  NEW SOURCE REVIEW - MAJOR STATIONARY SOURCES AND PSD STATIONARY SOURCES  
R20-3.PDFNEW SOURCE REVIEW - MAJOR STATIONARY SOURCES AND PSD STATIONARY SOURCES  (Adopted 04/27/16)
R20-4.PDFNEW SOURCE REVIEW - PORTABLE EMISSION UNITS
R20-5.HTM  NEW SOURCE REVIEW - POWER PLANTS 
R20-6.PDFNEW SOURCE REVIEW - STANDARDS FOR PERMIT TO OPERATE AIR QUALITY ANALYSIS
R20-8.HTM NEW SOURCE REVIEW - SPECIAL OFFSET REQUIREMENT RELATING TO BANKING
R21.HTM  PERMIT CONDITIONS 
R22.HTM  DENIAL OF APPLICATIONS 
R23.HTM FURTHER INFORMATION
R24.PDF TEMPORARY PERMIT TO OPERATE 
R25.HTM  APPEALS  
R26.HTM BANKING OF EMISSION REDUCTION CREDITS - GENERAL REQUIREMENTS 
R26-1.HTM  STANDARDS FOR GRANTING EMISSION REDUCTION CREDITS 
R26-2.HTM USE OF EMISSION REDUCTION CREDITS 
R26-3.HTM  RECLASSIFICATION OF CLASS B EMISSION REDUCTION CREDITS 
R26-4.HTM PERMANENCY OF BANKED EMISSION REDUCTION CREDITS  
R26-5.HTM  TRANSFER OF EMISSION REDUCTION CREDITS
R26-6.HTM  DISTRICT BANKING OF EMISSION REDUCTION CREDITS 
R26-7.HTM  SHUTDOWN AND RELATED EMISSION UNIT
R26-8.HTM BANKING OF LIMITED EMISSION REDUCTIONS
R26-9.HTM  EMISSION REDUCTION CREDIT CERTIFICATES AND THE EMISSION  
R26-10.HTM  BANKING FOR BRAC MILITARY BASE CLOSURE OR REALIGNMENT ACTIONS 
R27.HTM  BANKING OF MOBILE SOURCE EMISSION REDUCTION CREDIT 
R27-1.PDFFEDERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR ALTERNATIVE MOBILE SOURCE REDUCTION PROGRAM

REGULATION III - FEES

RULE NO. 

RULE NAME 

R40.PDF PERMIT AND OTHER FEES
R42.PDF  HEARING BOARD FEES
R44.HTM   TECHNICAL REPORTS, CHARGES FOR 

REGULATION IV - PROHIBITIONS 

RULE NO. 

RULE NAME 

R50.HTM  VISIBLE EMISSIONS 
R50-1.HTM  NSPS AND NESHAPS VISIBLE EMISSION REQUIREMENTS 
R51.HTM  NUISANCE 
R52.HTM  PARTICULATE MATTER 
R52-1.HTM  NSPS AND NESHAPS PARTICULATE MATTER REQUIREMENTS 
R53.HTM  SPECIFIC CONTAMINANTS 
R53-1.PDF SCAVENGER PLANTS  
R53-2.HTM  NSPS AND NESHAPS SPECIFIC CONTAMINANTS REQUIREMENTS 
R54.HTM  DUST AND FUMES 
R54-1.HTM NSPS AND NESHAPS DUST AND FUMES REQUIREMENTS 
R55.PDFFUGITIVE DUST CONTROL
R58.HTM  INCINERATOR BURNING 
R59.HTM   CONTROL OF WASTE DISPOSAL SITE EMISSIONS 
R59-1.HTM  MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE LANDFILLS 
R60.HTM  CIRCUMVENTION 
R60-1.PDF  LIMITING POTENTIAL TO EMIT AT SMALL SOURCES
R60-2.PDF  LIMITING POTENTIAL TO EMIT--SYNTHETIC MINOR SOURCES 
R61-0.HTM DEFINITIONS PERTAINING TO THE STORAGE AND HANDLING OF ORGANIC COMPOUNDS  
R61-1.HTM  RECEIVING AND STORING VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS AT BULK PLANTS AND BULK TERMINALS 
R61-2.HTM  TRANSFER OF VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS INTO MOBILE TRANSPORT TANKS
R61-3.HTM  TRANSFER OF VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS INTO STATIONARY STORAGE TANKS 
R61-3-1.PDF TRANSFER OF GASOLINE INTO STATIONARY UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANKS 
R61-4.PDF   TRANSFER OF VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS INTO VEHICLE FUEL TANKS 
R61-4-1.PDF TRANSFER OF GASOLINE FROM STATIONARY UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANKS INTO VEHICLE FUEL TANKS
R61-5.HTM  VISIBLE EMISSION STANDARDS FOR VAPOR CONTROL SYSTEMS 
R61-6.HTM  NSPS REQUIREMENTS FOR STORAGE OF VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS  
R61-7.HTM  SPILLAGE AND LEAKAGE OF VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS 
R61-8.HTM   CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR VAPOR CONTROL EQUIPMENT 
R62.HTM  SULFUR CONTENT OF FUELS 
R62-1.HTM   NSPS REQUIREMENTS FOR SULFUR CONTENT OF FUELS 
R64.HTM  REDUCTION OF ANIMAL MATTER  
R66-1.PDF  MISCELLANEOUS SURFACE COATING OPERATIONS AND OTHER PROCESSES EMITTING VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS
R67.0.1.PDFARCHITECTURAL COATINGS (effective 01/01/2016)
R67-1.HTM  ALTERNATIVE EMISSION CONTROL PLANS 
R67-2.HTM  DRY CLEANING EQUIPMENT USING PETROLEUM-BASED SOLVENT  
R67-3.PDF   METAL PARTS AND PRODUCTS COATING OPERATIONS
R67-4.PDF  METAL CONTAINER, METAL CLOSURE AND METAL COIL COATING OPERATIONS 
R67-5.HTM  PAPER, FILM AND FABRIC COATING OPERATIONS 
R67.6.1.PDF COLD SOLVENT CLEANING AND STRIPPING OPERATIONS
R67.6.2.PDF VAPOR DEGREASING OPERATIONS
R67-7.HTM  CUTBACK AND EMULSIFIED ASP HALTS 
R67-9.HTM  AEROSPACE COATING OPERATIONS 
R67-10.HTM  KELP PROCESSING AND BIO-POLYMER MANUFACTURING OPERATIONS
R67-11.PDF WOOD PRODUCTS COATING OPERATIONS 
R67-12.PDF POLYESTER RESIN OPERATIONS (Repealed as of 05/11/2017)
R67-12-1.PDFPOLYESTER RESIN OPERATIONS (Effective 05/11/2016)
R67-15.HTM  PHARMACEUTICAL AND COSMETIC MANUFACTURING OPERATIONS 
R67-16.PDF GRAPHIC ARTS OPERATIONS 
R67-17.HTM  STORAGE OF MATERIALS CONTAINING VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS 
R67-18.HTM  MARINE COATING OPERATIONS 
R67-19.HTM  COATINGS AND PRINTING INKS MANUFACTURING OPERATIONS 
R67-20-1.PDF MOTOR VEHICLE AND MOBILE EQUIPMENT COATING OPERATIONS
R67-21.PDF  ADHESIVE MATERIAL APPLICATION OPERATIONS 
R67-22.HTM  EXPANDABLE POLYSTYRENE FOAM PRODUCTS MANUFACTURING OPERATIONS 
R67-24.HTM  BAKERY OVENS 
R68.HTM   FUEL-BURNING EQUIPMENT - OXIDES OF NITROGEN 
R68-1.PDF  NSPS REQUIREMENTS FOR OXIDES OF NITROGEN FROM FUEL-BURNING EQUIPMENT 
R69.HTM  ELECTRICAL GENERATING STEAM BOILERS, REPLACEMENT UNITS AND NEW UNITS  
R69-2.HTM  INDUSTRIAL AND COMMERCIAL BOILERS, PROCESS HEATERS AND STEAM GENERATORS 
R69.2.1.PDF  SMALL BOILERS, PROCESS HEATERS, AND STEAM GENERATORS
R69-3.HTM  STATIONARY GAS TURBINE ENGINES  
R69-3-1.PDF  STATIONARY GAS TURBINE ENGINES - BEST AVAILABLE RETROFIT CONTROL TECHNOLOGY 
R69-4.PDF  STATIONARY INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINES  
R69-4-1.HTM STATIONARY RECIPROCATING INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINES - BEST AVAILABLE RETROFIT CONTROL TECHNOLOGY (BARCT)
R69-5-1.PDF   NATURAL GAS-FIRED WATER HEATERS
R69-6.HTM  NATURAL GAS-FIRED FAN-TYPE CENTRAL FURNACES  
R70.HTM  ORCHARD HEATERS  
R71.HTM   ABRASIVE BLASTING 

REGULATION V - PROCEDURES BEFORE THE HEARING BOARD 

RULE NO. 

RULE NAME 

R75.HTM  GENERAL 
R75-1.HTM  NSPS & NESHAPS VARIANCE PROCEDURES  
R97.HTM  EMERGENCY VARIANCE  
R98.HTM  BREAKDOWN CONDITIONS: EMERGENCY VARIANCE 

REGULATION VI - BURNING CONTROL 

RULE NO. 

RULE NAME 

R101.PDF BURNING CONTROL 

REGULATION VII - VALIDITY AND EFFECTIVE DATE 

RULE NO. 

RULE NAME 

R140.HTM  VALIDITY 
R141.HTM  EFFECTIVE DATE 

REGULATION VIII -SAN DIEGO AIR POLLUTION EMERGENCY PLAN 

RULE NO. 

RULE NAME 

R126.HTM  APPLICABILITY 
R127.HTM  EPISODE CRITERIA LEVELS 
R128.HTM  EPISODE DECLARATION 
R129.HTM   EPISODE TERMINATION
R130.HTM   EPISODE ACTIONS 
R131.HTM STATIONARY SOURCE CURTAILMENT PLAN 
R132.HTM  TRAFFIC ABATEMENT PLAN
R133.HTM   SCHOOLS
R134.HTM  SOURCE INSPECTION 
R135.HTM   AIR MONITORING STATIONS 
R136.HTM  INTERDISTRICT AND INTERBASIN COORDINATION 
R137.HTM  EMERGENCY ACTION COMMITTEE 
R138.HTM PROCEDURES AND PLANS
APPENDIX A PERSONS TO BE NOTIFIED ON EPISODE DECLARATION

REGULATION IX -PUBLIC RECORDS 

RULE NO. 

RULE NAME 

R175.HTM  GENERAL 
R176.HTM  INFORMATION SUPPLIED TO DISTRICT 
R177.HTM INSPECTION OF PUBLIC RECORDS

REGULATION X - STANDARDS OF PERFORMANCE FOR NEW STATIONARY SOURCES

TABLE OF RULES
PREAMBLE
APPENDIX C
Subpart A - General Provisions
Subpart D - Standards of Performance for Fossil-Fuel-Fired Steam Generators
Subpart Da - Standards of Performance for Electric Utility Steam Generating Units
Subpart Db - Standards of Performance for Industrial, Commercial and Institutional Steam Generating Units
Subpart Dc - Standards of Performance for Small Industrial, Commercial and Institutional Steam Generating Units
Subpart E - Standards of Performance for Incinerators
Subpart Eb - Standards of Performance for Large Municipal Waste Combustors
Subpart Ec - Standards of Performance for Hospital/Medical/Infectious Waste Incinerators
Subpart I - Standards of Performance for Asphalt Concrete Plants
Subpart J - Standards of Performance for Petroleum Refineries
Subpart K - Standards of Performance for Storage Vessels for Petroleum Liquids (06/11/73 05/19/78)
Subpart Ka - Standards of Performance for Storage Vessels for Petroleum Liquids (05/18/78 07/23/84)
Subpart Kb - Standards of Performance for Volatile Organic Liquid Storage Vessels (Including Petroleum Liquid Storage Vessels)
Subpart L - Standards of Performance for Secondary Lead Smelters
Subpart M - Standards of Performance for Secondary Brass & Bronze Ingot Production Plants
Subpart O - Standards of Performance for Sewage Treatment Plants
Subpart DD - Standards of Performance for Grain Elevators
Subpart EE - Standards of Performance for Surface Coating Metal Furniture
Subpart GG - Standards of Performance for Stationary Gas Turbines
Subpart QQ - Standards of Performance for the Graphic Arts Industry: Publication Rotogravure Printing
Subpart RR - Standards of Performance for the Pressure Sensitive Tape and Label Surface Coating Operations
Subpart SS - Standards of Performance for the Industrial Surface Coating Appliances
Subpart AAA - Standards of Performance for New Residential Wood Heaters
Subpart BBB - Standards of Performance for the Rubber Tire Manufacturing Industry
Subpart FFF - Standards of Performance for Flexible Vinyl and Urethane Coating & Printing
Subpart JJJ - Standards of Performance for Petroleum Dry Cleaners
Subpart OOO - Standards of Performance for Non-Metallic Mineral Processing Plants
Subpart UUU - Standards of Performance for Calciners and Dryers in Mineral Industries
Subpart VVV - Standards of Performance for Polymeric Coating of Supporting Substrates
Subpart WWW - Standards of Performance for Municipal Solid Waste Landfills
Subpart AAAA - Standards of Performance for Small Municipal Waste Combustion Landfills
Subpart CCCC - Standards of Performance for Commercial and Industrial Solid Waste Incineration Units
Subpart EEEE - Standards of Performance for Other Solid Waste Incineration Units
Subpart KKKK - Standards of Performance for Stationary Combustion Turbines

REGULATION XI - NATIONAL EMISSION STANDARDS FOR HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANTS

Table of Rules
APPENDIX B

Title 40 Part 61

Subpart A - General Provisions (District Rules 361.01-361.17)
Subpart C - Beryllium (District Rules 361.30-361.34)
Subpart D - Beryllium Rocket Motor Firing (District Rules 361.40-361.43)
Subpart E - Mercury (District Rules 361.50-361.55)
Subpart F - Vinyl Chloride (District Rules 361.60-361.71)

Title 40 Part 63

Subpart A - General Provisions
Subpart R - Gasoline Distribution Facilities
Subpart T - Halogenated Solvent Cleaning
Subpart DD - Off-Site Waste and Recovery Operations
Subpart GG - Aerospace Manufacturing and Rework Facilities
Subpart II - Shipbuilding and Ship Repair (Surface Coating)
Subpart JJ - Wood Furniture Manufacturing Operations
Subpart VVV - Publicly Owned Treatment Works
Subpart AAAA - Municipal Solid Waste Landfills
Subpart MMMM - Surface Coating of Miscellaneous Metal Parts and Products
Subpart PPPP - Surface Coating of Plastic Parts and Products
Subpart YYYY - Stationary Combustion Turbines
Subpart ZZZZ - Stationary Reciprocating Internal Combustion Engines
Subpart DDDDD - Industrial, Commercial, and Institutional Boilers and Process Heaters
Subpart GGGGG - Site Remediation
Subpart PPPPP - Engine Test Cells/Stands
Subpart BBBBBB - Gasoline Distribution Bulk Terminals, Bulk Plants, and Pipeline Facilities
Subpart CCCCCC - Gasoline Dispensing Facilities
Subpart HHHHHH - Paint Stripping and Miscellaneous Surface Coating Operations at Area Sources
Subpart OOOOOO - Flexible Polyurethane Foam Production and Fabrication Area Sources
Subpart VVVVVV - Chemical Manufacturing Area Sources
Subpart WWWWWW - Area Source Standards for Plating and Polishing Operations

REGULATION XII - TOXIC AIR CONTAMINANTS

RULE NO. 

RULE NAME 

R1200.PDF  TOXIC AIR CONTAMINANTS-NEW SOURCE REVIEW  
R1202.HTM  HEXAVALENT CHROMIUM, COOLING TOWERS  
R1203.HTM  ETHYLENE OXIDE STERILIZERS AND AERATORS  
R1205.HTM CONTROL OF DIOXINS EMISSIONS FROM MEDICAL WASTE INCINERATORS
R1206.PDF ASBESTOS REMOVAL, RENOVATION, AND DEMOLITION
R1210.PDF  TOXIC AIR CONTAMINANT PUBLIC HEALTH RISKS-PUBLIC NOTIFICATION AND RISK REDUCTION 

REGULATION XIV - TITLE V OPERATING PERMITS 

RULE NO. 

RULE NAME 

R1401.PDF  GENERAL PROVISIONS
R1410.PDF  PERMITS REQUIRED
R1411.HTM EXEMPTION FROM PERMIT TO OPERATE FOR INSIGNIFICANT UNITS
R1412.HTM FEDERAL ACID RAIN PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS
R1413.HTM EARLY REDUCTION OF HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANTS
R1414.HTM APPLICATIONS
R1415.PDF PERMIT PROCESS-PUBLIC NOTIFICATION
R1417.HTM PENDENCY AND CANCELLATION OF APPLICATIONS
R1418.PDF ACTION ON APPLICATIONS
R1419.HTM PROVISION OF SAMPLING AND TESTING FACILITIES AND EMISSION INFORMATION
R1420.HTM STANDARDS FOR GRANTING PERMITS
R1421.PDF PERMIT CONDITIONS
R1422.HTM DENIAL OR CANCELLATION OF APPLICATIONS
R1423.HTM FURTHER INFORMATION
R1424.HTM APPLICATIONS DEEMED DENIED
R1425.PDF APPEALS AND JUDICIAL REVIEW
APP-A.HTM INSIGNIFICANT UNITS

REGULATION XV. FEDERAL CONFORMITY

RULE NO.

RULE NAME

R1501.HTM CONFORMITY OF GENERAL FEDERAL ACTIONS
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