15A NCAC 13B .0207       LIFE-OF-SITE PERMIT ISSUED FOR A SANITARY LANDFILL OR TRANSFER STATION

(a)  A new or existing sanitary landfill or transfer station permit shall be subject to Section .0400, .0500, or .1600 of this Subchapter and shall be for the life-of-site as defined in G.S. 130A-294(a2). 

(b)  A life-of-site permit application for a new sanitary landfill shall contain design, construction, site development, and operation plans.  Site development plans shall show the phases or progression of operation in periods of no less than five years and no greater than the life of the site as contained in the facility plan.  The life-of-site of a sanitary landfill shall be specified in the facility plan prepared in accordance with Section .0500 or .1600 of this Subchapter.

(c)  A sanitary landfill that has an existing permit as of July 1, 2016 shall be approved for a life-of-site permit within 90 days of submittal of the following updated permit information:

(1)           a specification of the life-of-site quantified in the site development or facility plan;

(2)           landfill capacity in years, projected for the life of the site;

(3)           average monthly disposal rates and estimated variances; and

(4)           a copy of the local government franchise agreement or approving resolution for the life of the site.

(d)  Each phase within a life-of-site permit for sanitary landfills shall be designed and constructed in accordance with Sections .0500 or .1600 of this Subchapter.  Site development plans shall show the phases or progression of construction and operation in periods of no less than five years and no greater than the life of the site as contained in the site development or facility plan.

(e)  A life-of-site permit application for a new transfer station shall conform to the requirements of Section .0400 of this Subchapter and shall contain a site plan for the life of the site.  A specification of the life-of-site of a transfer station shall be quantified in the site plan prepared in accordance with Section .0400 of this Subchapter.

(f)  A transfer facility that has an existing permit as of July 1, 2016 shall be approved for a life-of-site permit upon submittal of a written request that shall include a specification of the quantified life-of-site.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 130A-294; S.L. 2015-286, s. 4.9;

Eff. March 16, 2017.