(a)  The Director may terminate, modify, or revoke and reissue a permit issued pursuant to this Section if:

(1)           the information contained in the application or presented in support thereof is determined to be incorrect;

(2)           the conditions by which the permit or permit renewal was granted have changed;

(3)           permit conditions have been violated;

(4)           the permit holder fails to pay fees required pursuant to 15A NCAC 02Q .0200 within 30 days after being billed;

(5)           the permittee refuses to allow the Director or his authorized representative, upon presentation of credentials:

(A)          to enter the permittee's premises in which a source of emissions is located or in which any records are required to be kept by the terms and conditions of the permit;

(B)          to have access to any copy or records required to be kept by the terms and conditions of the permit;

(C)          to inspect any source of emissions, control equipment, and any monitoring equipment or method required in the permit; or

(D)          to sample any emission source at the facility;

(6)           the EPA requests that the permit be revoked pursuant to 40 CFR 70.7(g) or 70.8(d); or

(7)           the Director finds that termination, modification or revocation and reissuance of a permit is necessary to carry out the purpose of G.S. 143, Article 21B.

(b)  To operate a facility or source after its permit has been revoked shall be a violation of this Section.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 143‑215.3(a)(1),(1a),(1b); 143‑215.107(a)(10); 143‑215.108;

Temporary Adoption Eff. March 8, 1994 for a period of 180 days or until the permanent rule becomes effective, whichever is sooner;

Eff. July 1, 1994;

Readopted Eff. April 1, 2018.