Administrative Code

Virginia Administrative Code
5/23/2024

Part III. General Permit Administrative Procedures

9VAC5-540-90. Requirements for granting an authorization to operate under the general permit.

A. The department may grant an authorization to operate under the general permit for an affected unit that meets the applicability criteria in 9VAC5-540-40 and the operating limitations in 9VAC5-540-170.

B. The general permit will be issued in accordance with § 2.2-4006 A 8 of the Administrative Process Act.

Statutory Authority

§§ 10.1-1307.2 and 10.1-1308 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 27, Issue 23, eff. August 17, 2011.

9VAC5-540-100. Applications for coverage under the general permit.

A. The application for an affected unit shall meet the requirements of this chapter and include all information necessary to determine qualification for and to ensure compliance with the general permit.

B. Any application form, report, compliance certification, or other document required to be submitted to the department under this chapter shall meet the requirements of 9VAC5-20-230.

C. Any applicant who fails to submit any relevant facts or who has submitted incorrect information in an application, upon becoming aware of such failure or incorrect submittal, shall promptly submit such supplementary facts or corrected information.

Statutory Authority

§§ 10.1-1307.2 and 10.1-1308 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 27, Issue 23, eff. August 17, 2011.

9VAC5-540-110. Required information for initial applications.

A. The department will make application forms available to applicants. The information required by this section shall be determined and submitted according to procedures and methods acceptable to the department.

B. Each initial application for coverage under the general permit shall include, but not be limited to, the following:

1. Information specified in the appropriate air permit application form for an affected unit as determined by the regional office.

2. A document certification signed by a responsible official.

Statutory Authority

§§ 10.1-1307.2 and 10.1-1308 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 27, Issue 23, eff. August 17, 2011.

9VAC5-540-120. Granting an authorization to operate under the general permit.

A. The department may grant authorization to operate under the conditions and terms of the general permit to sources that meet the applicability criteria set forth in 9VAC5-540-40.

B. Granting an authorization to operate under the general permit to an affected unit covered by the general permit is not subject to the public participation procedures of 9VAC5-80-1170.

Statutory Authority

§§ 10.1-1307.2 and 10.1-1308 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 27, Issue 23, eff. August 17, 2011.

9VAC5-540-130. Transfer of authorizations to operate under the general permit.

A. No person shall transfer an authorization to operate under the general permit from one affected unit to another or from one piece of equipment to another.

B. In the case of a transfer of ownership of an affected unit, the new owner shall comply with any permit issued or authorization to operate under the general permit granted to the previous owner. The new owner shall notify the department of the change in ownership within 30 days of the transfer.

C. In the case of a name change of an affected unit, the owner shall comply with any permit issued or authorization to operate under the general permit granted under the previous source name. The owner shall notify the department of the change in source name within 30 days of the name change.

Statutory Authority

§§ 10.1-1307.2 and 10.1-1308 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 27, Issue 23, eff. August 17, 2011.

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