15A NCAC 02Q .0509 PERMITTING OF NUMEROUS SIMILAR FACILITIES
(a) The Director may issue, after notice and opportunity for public participation provided in Rule .0521 of this Section, a permit to cover numerous similar facilities or sources.
(b) The Director shall not issue a permit under this Rule unless the following conditions are met:
(1) There is no unique difference that would require special permit conditions for any individual facility; and
(2) No unique analysis is required for any facility covered under the permit.
(c) A permit issued under this Rule shall comply with all the requirements of this Section.
(d) A permit issued under this Rule shall identify criteria by which facilities or sources may qualify for the permit. To facilities or sources that qualify, the Director shall grant the terms and conditions of the permit.
(e) The facility or source shall be subject to enforcement action for operating without a permit if the facility or source is later determined not to qualify for the terms and conditions of the permit issued under this Rule.
(f) Sources subject to Title IV shall not be eligible for a permit issued under this Rule.
(g) The owner or operator of a facility or source that qualifies for a permit issued under this Rule shall apply for coverage under the terms of the permit issued under this Rule or shall apply for a regular permit under this Section.
(h) The Division need not repeat the public participation procedures required under Rule .0521 of this Section when it grants a request by a permit applicant to operate under a permit issued under this Rule.
History Note: Filed as a Temporary Adoption Eff. March 8, 1994 for a period of 180 days or until the permanent
rule becomes effective, whichever is sooner;
Authority G.S. 143‑215.3(a)(1); 143‑215.107(a)(10); 143‑215.108;
Eff. July 1, 1994.