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 exempt from the requirements of 15A NCAC 02Q .0300.
(b) Sources at a facility required to have a permit pursuant to 15A NCAC 02Q .0500 shall not be eligible for exemption pursuant to this Section.
(c) This Section shall not apply to activities exempted from permitting pursuant to 15A NCAC 02Q .0102.
(d) The owner or operator of a facility or source qualified to be governed pursuant to a rule in this Section who chooses not to be governed by that rule shall notify the Director in writing that he or she does not want the facility or source governed by this Section. Along with the notification, the owner or operator shall submit a permit application that meets the requirements of 15A NCAC 02Q .0300 and the Director shall act on that application pursuant to 15A NCAC 02Q .0300.
(e) To qualify for exemption pursuant to this Section, the facility or source shall comply with all the requirements in the applicable rule in this Section.
(f) If a facility or source covered in this Section is in violation of the requirements of this Section, the Director shall require that facility or source to be permitted pursuant to 15A NCAC 02Q .0300 if necessary to obtain or maintain compliance with the requirements in Subchapters 02D and 02Q of this Chapter.
History Note: Authority G.S. 143-215.3(a); 143-215.107(a)(10); 143-215.108;
Eff. January 1, 2005;
Readopted Eff. April 1, 2018.