North Carolina Air Permitting regulations & environmental compliance analysis

North Carolina Air Permitting: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Air quality permits: 15A North Carolina Administrative Code (NCAC) 02Q.0101 to 02Q.0902

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Registration: 15A NCAC 02D.0202

Construct at risk: General Statutes of North Carolina (N.C. Gen. Stat.) 143-215.108A

Construction and operation permits: 15A NCAC 02Q.0101, 15A NCAC 02Q.0102, 15A NCAC 02Q.0112, and 15A NCAC 02Q.0301 to 02Q.0317

Applicability: 15A NCAC 02Q.0101

Exemptions: 15A NCAC 02Q.0102

Application content: 15A NCAC 02Q.0304 and 15A NCAC 02Q.0112

Action on the application: 15A NCAC 02Q.0306 to 02Q.0308 and 15A NCAC 02Q.0312

Areas without zoning: 15A NCAC 002Q.0113

Major source construction permits: 15A NCAC 02Q.0101 to 02Q.0113, 15A NCAC 02Q.0301 to 02Q.0317, 15A NCAC 02D.0530, and 15A NCAC 02D.0531

Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD): 15A NCAC 02D.0530

Nonattainment New Source Review (NSR): 15A NCAC 02D.0531

Major source operating permits: 15A NCAC 02Q.0101 to 02Q.0113, 15A NCAC 02Q.0301 to 02Q.0317, 15A NCAC 02Q.0401, 15A NCAC 02Q.0402, and 15A NCAC 02Q.0501 to 02Q.0528

Title V procedures: 15A NCAC 02Q.0501 to 02Q.0528

Acid rain procedures: 15A NCAC 02Q.0401 and 15A NCAC 02Q.0402

Other Permits:

General permits: 15A NCAC 02Q.0314

Toxic air pollutant permits: 15A NCAC 02Q.0701 to 02Q.0713

Portable crushers: 15A NCAC 02Q.0901 and 15A NCAC 02Q.0902

Emergency generators and stationary reciprocating internal combustion engines (RICEs): 15A NCAC 02Q.0901 and 15A NCAC 02Q.0903

Other permitting considerations:

Annual emissions reporting: 15A NCAC 02Q.0207

Fees: 15A NCAC 02Q.0201 to 02Q.0206

Excess emissions: 15A NCAC 02D.0535

Regulatory Agencies

North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Division of Air Quality (DAQ)

Western North Carolina Regional Air Pollution Control Agency

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