Great Basin Unified Air Pollution Control District: Rules and Regulations

This page contains the current rules for Inyo, Mono and Alpine counties. The Great Basin Unified APCD keeps this page as up to date as possible. For user reference, the latest adoption or revision date is included.

Regulations are broken down into a number of rules, each dealing with a specific topic. Many of the rules relate to a specific type of operation or source of pollution. These generally contain a statement of conditions under which the rule applies, definitions of terms, requirements of the rule and allowances or exemptions.

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All regulations and rules are available below. Click on the respective regulation link to access individual rules.

REGULATION I - GENERAL PROVISIONS / REGULATION II - PERMITS / REGULATION III - FEES / REGULATION IV - PROHIBITIONS / REGULATION V - AGRICULTURAL OPERATIONS / REGULATION VI - PROCEDURE BEFORE THE HEARING BOARD / REGULATION VII - EMERGENCIES / REGULATION VIII - ORDERS FOR ABATEMENT / REGULATION IX - NEW SOURCE PERFORMANCE STANDARDS / REGULATION X - EMISSION STANDARDS FOR HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANTS / REGULATION XI - POLICIES / XII - TRANSPORTATION CONFORMITY / REGULATION XIII - GENERAL CONFORMITY

Rule

Title

Adoption or Revision Date

REGULATION I - GENERAL PROVISIONS

100

Title

09/05/74

101

Definitions

09/24/03

102

Standard Conditions

09/05/74

103

Effective Date

09/05/74

104

Amendment Procedures

09/05/74

105

Arrests and Notices to Appear

09/05/74

106

Increments of Progress

09/05/74

107

Constitutionality

09/05/74

108

Violations and Determination of Compliance

03/08/95

109

Minor Violations

09/12/01

REGULATION II - PERMITS

200

Permits Required

09/05/74

201

Exemptions

01/23/06

202

Transfer

09/05/74

203

Applications

08/20/79

204

Cancellation of Applications

09/05/74

205

Action and Applications

08/20/79

206

Monitoring Facilities

09/05/74

207

Instack Monitoring – 100 TPY Source

05/12/93

208

[N/A]

 

209-A

Standards for Authorities to Construct

05/12/93

209-B

Standards for Permits to Operate

05/12/93

209-C

Temporary Permits to Operate

09/05/74

210

Conditional Approval

08/20/79

211

Denial of Applications

09/05/74

212

State Ambient Air Quality Standards

08/20/79

213

Implementation Plans

08/20/79

214

Appeals

09/05/74

215

Public Availability of Emission Data

09/05/74

216

New Source Review Requirements for Determining Impact on Air Quality

03/10/76

New Source Review Requirements for Determining Impact on Air Quality – Secondary Sources
07/07/05

217

Additional Procedures for Issuing Permits to Operate for Sources Subject to Title V of the Federal Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990

05/09/01

218

Limiting Potential to Emit

12/04/95

219

Request for Synthetic Minor Source Status

12/04/95

220

Construction or Reconstruction of Major Sources of Hazardous Air Pollutants

07/19/99

221

Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) Permit Requirements for New Major Facilities or Major Modifications in Attainment or Unclassifiable Areas

09/05/12

REGULATION III - FEES

300

Permit Fees

07/10/06

301

Permit Fee Schedules

05/05/04

302

Analysis Fees

12/19/87

303

Technical Reports – Charges For

09/05/74

304

CEQA Lead Agency Fee

07/10/06

305

Toxics Risk Assessment Fee

07/10/06

306

Hearing Board Fees

07/10/06

307

Conservation Management Practices Plan Fees

07/07/05

308

Prescribed Burning Fee

01/16/09

309

Asbestos Removal and Demolition Fees

01/16/09

REGULATION IV - PROHIBITIONS

400

Ringelmann Chart

01/18/79

401

Fugitive Dust

12/04/06

402

Nuisance

09/05/74

403

Breakdown

06/25/79

404-A

Particulate Matter

02/09/81

404-B

Oxides of Nitrogen

05/08/96

405

Exceptions

07/07/05

406

Open Outdoor Fires

09/24/03

407

Incinerator and Burn Barrel Burning

09/24/03

Open Burning In Agricultural Operations or Disease or Pest Prevention

11/07/01

409

Range Improvement Burning

11/07/01

410

Forest Management Burning

11/07/01

411

Wildland Vegetation Management Burning in Wildland and Wildland/Urban Interface Areas

11/07/01

11/04/92

413

Reduction of Animal Matter

11/04/92

414

[N/A]

415

[N/A]

416

Sulfur Compounds and Nitrogen Oxides

11/04/92

417

Organic Solvents

09/05/74

418

[N/A]

419

Gasoline Loading Into Stationary Tanks

06/25/79

420

Organic Liquid Loading

09/05/74

421

Intended Application of Rules and Regulations

09/05/74

422
[N/A]  

423

Research Operations

02/09/81

424

Geothermal Emissions Standards

07/06/95

425

Gasoline Vapor Recovery

11/10/93

426

Chrome Plating and Chromic Acid Anodizing

09/05/74

427

Chromate Treated Cooling Towers

12/12/90

428

Sterilizers and Aerators Using Ethylene Oxide

11/06/91

429

Medical Waste Incinerators

11/06/91

430

Asbestos-Containing Serpentine Material

11/06/91

431

Particulate Emissions

05/05/14

432

Open Burn/Open Detonation Operations on Military Bases

05/08/96

433

Control of Particulate Emissions at Owens Lake

04/13/16

REGULATION V - AGRICULTURAL OPERATIONS

500

Definitions

09/05/74

501

Orchard and Citrus Heaters

03/10/76

502

Conservation Management Practices

07/07/05

REGULATION VI - PROCEDURE BEFORE THE HEARING BOARD

600

General

09/05/74

601

Filing Petitions ( Petition for Hearing Before the GBUAPCD Board )

04/24/91

602

Contents of Petitions

09/05/74

603

Petitions for Variances

09/05/74

604

Appeal From Denial

09/05/74

605

Failure to Comply with Rules

09/05/74

606

Answers

09/05/74

607

Withdrawal of Petition

09/05/74

608

Place of Hearing

09/05/74

609

Notice of Hearing

03/10/76

610

Evidence

09/05/74

611

Record of Proceedings

09/05/74

612

Preliminary Matters

09/05/74

613

Official Notice

09/05/74

614

Continuances

09/05/74

615

Decision

09/05/74

616

Effective Date of Decision

09/05/74

617

Emergency Variance

06/25/79

REGULATION VII - EMERGENCIES

700

General

09/05/74

701

Air Pollution Episode Plan

03/03/14

REGULATION VIII - ORDERS FOR ABATEMENT

800

General

09/05/74

801

Order for Abatement

09/05/74

802

Filing Petitions

09/05/74

803

Contents of Petition

09/05/74

804

Scope of Order

09/05/74

805

Findings

09/05/74

806

Pleadings

09/05/74

807

Evidence

09/05/74

808

Failure to Comply with Rules

09/05/74

809

Withdrawal of Petition

09/05/74

810

Place of Hearing

09/05/74

811

Notice of Hearing

09/05/74

812

Preliminary Hearing

09/05/74

813

Official Notice

09/05/74

814

Continuance

09/05/74

815

Order and Decision

09/05/74

816

Effective Date of Decision

09/05/74

817

Record of Proceedings

09/05/74

REGULATION IX - NEW SOURCE PERFORMANCE STANDARDS

Reg. 9

New Source Performance Standards

01/18/79

REGULATION X - EMISSION STANDARDS FOR HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANTS

1002

National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants: Asbestos

03/11/87

REGULATION XI - POLICIES

1101

Purchasing, Bidding and Contracting Policy

01/27/99

1102

Governing Board Membership, Funding and Voting Procedures

06/29/94

REGULATION XII - TRANSPORTATION CONFORMITY

Reg. 12

Conformity to State Implementation Plans of Transportation Plans, Programs, and Projects Developed, Funded or Approved Under Title 23 U.S.C. or the Federal Transit Act

10/05/94

REGULATION XIII - GENERAL CONFORMITY

Reg. 13

Conformity of General Federal Actions to State Implementation Plans

10/05/94




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