15A NCAC 13B .1617       APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR MSWLF FACILITIES

(a)  Permit for a new facility.  The owner and operator of a new facility shall meet the requirements of Rule .1618 of this Section prior to submitting an application for a permit to construct.

(1)           Permit to Construct.  A complete application for a permit to construct shall meet the General Site Conditions and Design Requirements set forth by the Division and shall contain the following:

(A)          A facility plan that describes comprehensive development of the MSWLF facility prepared in accordance with Rule .1619 of this Section;

(B)          An engineering plan that is prepared for the initial phase of landfill development prepared in accordance with Rule .1620 of this Section;

(C)          A construction quality assurance plan prepared in accordance with Rule .1621 of this Section;

(D)          An operation plan prepared in accordance with Rule .1625 of this Section;

(E)           A closure and post-closure plan prepared in accordance with Rule .1629 of this Section; and

(F)           A water quality monitoring plan prepared as set forth in Paragraph (b) of Rule .1623.

(2)           Permit to Operate.  The owner or operator shall meet the pre-operative requirements of the permit to construct in order to qualify the constructed MSWLF unit for a permit to operate.  Construction documentation shall be submitted in a timely and organized manner in order to facilitate the Division's review.

(b)  Amendment to the permit.  A complete application for an amendment to the permit shall contain:

(1)           An updated engineering plan prepared in accordance with Rule .1620 of this Section;

(2)           An updated construction quality assurance plan prepared in accordance with Rule .1621 of this Section;

(3)           An updated operation plan prepared in accordance with Rule .1625 of this Section;

(4)           An updated closure and post-closure plan prepared in accordance with Rule .1629 of this Section; and

(5)           A updated water quality monitoring plan prepared as set forth in Paragraph (b) of Rule .1623.

(c)  Modifications to the permit.  The owner or operator may propose to modify plans prepared and approved in accordance with the requirements set forth in this Section.  A complete application shall identify the requirement(s) proposed for modification and provide complete information in order to demonstrate compliance with the applicable requirements of this Section.

(d)  Transition plan for existing MSWLF units.  Owners or operators of existing MSWLF units shall submit a transition plan on or before April 9, 1994 that contains:

(1)           An operation plan prepared in accordance with Rule .1625 of this Section;

(2)           A closure and post-closure plan prepared in accordance with Rule .1629 of this Section;

(3)           A water quality monitoring plan prepared as set forth in Subparagraph (b)(3) of Rule .1623; and

(4)           A report that defines the owner's or operator's plans for continued operation of the existing facility or a new facility for a minimum five year period and incorporates:

(A)          A closure date for the existing MSWLF unit; and

(B)          A schedule for submitting the required permit applications for a new facility, permit renewal or planned use of any MSWLF facility which meets the requirements of Subparagraph (b)(1) of Rule .1624.

(e)  Permit renewal.  A complete application for a permit to construct a lateral expansion or a new MSWLF unit shall contain the following:

(1)           A facility plan that describes comprehensive development of the MSWLF facility prepared in accordance with Rule .1619 of this Section;

(2)           An engineering plan that is prepared for the initial phase of landfill development prepared in accordance with Rule .1620 of this Section;

(3)           A construction quality assurance plan prepared in accordance with Rule .1621 of this Section;

(4)           An operation plan prepared in accordance with Rule .1625 of this Section;

(5)           A closure and post-closure plan prepared in accordance with Rule .1629 of this Section; and

(6)           A water quality monitoring plan prepared as set forth in Paragraph (b) of Rule .1623.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 130A-294;

Eff. October 9, 1993.