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

(a)  New permit as defined in G.S. 130A-294(a3)(1)a, c, d, and e. An applicant for a new MSWLF permit as defined in G.S. 130A-294(a3)(1)a, c, d, and e 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 for a new permit as defined in G.S. 130A-294(a3)(1)a, c, d, and e 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;

(F)           the design hydrogeologic report and monitoring plans prepared in accordance with Rule .1623(b) of this Section;

(G)          an environmental compliance history for the applicant in accordance with G.S. 130A-295.3; and

(H)          for an applicant that is not a federal, State, or local government, an organization chart showing the ownership structure of the applicant.

(2)           Permit to Operate. The owner or operator shall meet the pre-operative requirements of the permit to construct to qualify the constructed MSWLF unit for a permit to operate.

(b)  New permit as defined in G.S. 130A-294(a3)(1)b. A complete application for a new MSWLF permit as defined in G.S. 130A-294(a3)(1)b shall contain:

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

(2)           local government approval in accordance with Rule .1618(c)(6) of this Section;

(3)           an environmental compliance history for the applicant in accordance with G.S. 130A-295.3; and

(4)           for an applicant that is not a federal, State, or local government, an organization chart showing the ownership structure of the applicant.

(c)  Amendment to the permit. An 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;

(5)           an updated design hydrogeologic report and monitoring plans prepared in accordance with Rule .1623(b) of this Section;

(6)           an updated environmental compliance history for the applicant in accordance with G.S. 130A-295.3; and

(7)           for an applicant that is not a federal, State, or local government, an updated organization chart showing the ownership structure of the applicant.

(d)  Modifications to the permit. The owner or operator may propose to modify plans that were 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 information that demonstrates compliance with the rules of this Section.

(e)  A permit for closure and post-closure. An application for closure and post-closure 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 closure plan and updated post-closure plan prepared in accordance with Rule .1629 of this Section; and

(4)           for an applicant that is not a federal, State, or local government, an updated organization chart showing the ownership structure of the applicant.

 

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

Eff. October 9, 1993;

Readopted Eff. September 16, 2021.