SECTION .0900 – PERMIT EXEMPTIONS
15A NCAC 02Q .0901 PURPOSE AND SCOPE
(a) The purpose of this Section is to define categories of facilities or sources that are exempted from needing a permit under Section .0300 of this Subchapter.
(b) Sources at a facility required to have a permit under Section .0500 of this Subchapter shall not be eligible for exemption under this Section.
(c) This Section does not apply to activities exempted from permitting under Rule .0102 of this Section.
(d) Coverage under this Section is voluntary. If the owner or operator of a facility or source qualified to be covered under a rule in this Section does not want to be covered under that rule, he shall notify the Director in writing that he does not want his facility or source covered under this Section. Along with the notification, he shall submit a permit application according the procedures in Section .0300 of this Section, and the Director shall act on that application following the procedures in Section .0300 of this Subchapter.
(e) To quality for exemption under this Section, the facility or source shall comply with all the requirements in the applicable rule in this Section.
(f) If the Director finds that a facility or source covered under this Section is in violation of the requirements of this Section, he shall require that facility or source to be permitted under Section .0300 of this Subchapter if necessary to obtain or maintain compliance.
History Note: Authority G.S. 143-215.3(a); 143-215.107(a)(10); 143-215.108;
Eff. January 1, 2005.