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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 9. Environment
Agency 5. State Air Pollution Control Board
Chapter 91. Regulations for the Control of Motor Vehicle Emissions in the Northern Virginia Area
1/22/2021

9VAC5-91-530. Emissions repair facility operations.

A. Emissions repair facilities shall maintain applicable repair and certification related records available for inspection and audit by the department any time during normal business hours for 12 months.

B. Emissions repair facilities shall employ at least one certified emissions repair technician during posted emissions repair station hours. Facilities shall immediately notify the department if repairs applicable toward a waiver are unable to be performed for any reason.

C. Emissions repair facility operations shall be conducted in accordance with applicable statutes and this chapter.

D. Emissions repair facilities shall provide emissions repair data and other such information related to repair effectiveness as required by the department in accordance with subsection A of this section for the purposes of emissions related repair performance monitoring. The facilities shall ensure that emissions repair data forms are (i) properly and completely filled-out, (ii) signed by the certified emissions repair technician employed by that facility who performed, supervised or approved the repairs, and (iii) provided to the customer along with a receipt, invoice or repair order for the work performed.

E. No facility shall be represented as a certified emissions repair facility unless a valid certification has been issued for that facility by the director.

F. Emissions repair facilities shall cooperate with the department during the conduct of audits, investigations, and complaint resolutions.

G. Equipment, tools, and reference materials must be maintained in proper working order.

H. Emissions repair facilities shall maintain a file of the name, address, and identification number of all currently employed certified emissions repair technicians and shall provide such information to the department upon request.

I. Repairs to qualify toward the waiver cost threshold shall be conducted in accordance with 9VAC5-91-420 N, 9VAC5-91-480 C and 9VAC5-91-580 D.

Statutory Authority

§ 46.2-1180 of the Code of Virginia; § 182 of the federal Clean Air Act; 40 CFR Part 51, Subpart S.

Historical Notes

Derived from Volume 13, Issue 05, eff. January 24, 1997; amended, Virginia Register Volume 18, Issue 20, eff. October 1, 2002; Volume 35, Issue 05, eff. November 28, 2018.

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