15A NCAC 13B .1106       SCRAP TIRE COLLECTION SITE PERMIT REQUIREMENTS

(a)  A scrap tire collection site permit shall be issued for a period of not longer than three years.  Permit renewal applications shall be submitted to the Department not less than 60 days prior to the expiration date of the permit.

(b)  A permit shall limit the number of tires stored at a scrap tire collection site to the stated number of tires shipped off‑site and/or disposed of on‑site per month, unless otherwise specified by the Division.  At no time shall more than 60,000 scrap tires be stored at a scrap tire collection site.  Storage limits for collection sites permitted in association with processing facilities shall be determined as in Rule .1110(a).

(c)  Scrap tire collection sites shall meet the following siting and design requirements in order for a permit to be issued:

(1)           A site shall not be located within either the 100‑year floodplain or 100 feet of any surface water.  A site shall not be located within any wetland as defined in the Clean Water Act, section 404(b)(1).

(2)           A site shall maintain a minimum of a 50‑foot buffer between all property lines and scrap tire storage areas.

(3)           The site and proposed plan shall comply with all requirements of the local zoning ordinance.

(4)           The site shall be served by an access road which shall be kept passable for any motor vehicle, including fire trucks, at all times.

(5)           Drainage shall be effective to prevent standing water on‑site and shall not cause off‑site drainage problems.

(6)           A site shall meet the requirements of the Sedimentation Pollution Control Law (15A NCAC 4).

(7)           A site shall meet the screening requirements of N.C.G.S. 136‑144, if applicable.

(8)           Access to the site shall be controlled through the use of fences, gates, berms, natural barriers or other means.

(9)           The site shall be bermed or given other protection, if necessary to keep liquid runoff from a potential tire fire from entering any surface water.

(10)         The provider of fire protection services for the site shall be identified in the permit application.

(d)  In addition to the form prescribed and provided by the Division, three copies of the following information shall be submitted in an application for a scrap tire collection site permit:

(1)           Name and location of proposed facility, including street address or state road number, city, county, and zip code.

(2)           Name, address, telephone number and signature of site operator.

(3)           Name, address, telephone number and signature of property owner.

(4)           A map or aerial photograph accurately showing the area within one‑fourth mile of the site, and identifying the following:

(A)          Entire property owned or leased for use as a scrap tire collection site by the applicant;

(B)          Location of all homes, buildings, public or private utilities, roads, wells, water courses, floodplains and other applicable details regarding the topography.

(5)           A description of the general operation of the facility.

(6)           Sources and quantity of tires expected, expressed in tons (assume 100 tires per ton or ten tires per cubic yard) to be received per month; quantity of tires to be stored on‑site and quantity of tires to be shipped off‑site per month.

(7)           Plans for disposition of all tires collected at the site, including the names, addresses and permit information, if applicable, of all facilities where the tires will be recycled, processed or disposed.

(8)           Projected date of commencing operation.

(9)           A description of how any waste resulting from the operation of the tire site will be disposed.

(10)         A description of how the scrap tire collection site will meet the siting and design requirements of Rule .1106(c).

(11)         A letter stating that this use complies with local zoning from the unit of local government having zoning authority over the site.  If no zoning is applicable, the unit of local government shall provide documentation to that effect.

(12)         A letter from the local fire protection authority accepting the responsibility for fire protection services for the site.

(13)         A description of how the scrap tire collection site will meet the operational requirements of Rule .1107 of this Section.

(14)         Documentation of the operator's ability to meet the financial responsibility requirements of Rule .1111 of this Section.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 130A‑309.57;

Eff. October 1, 1990.