Ohio Air Permitting regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Ohio Air Permitting: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Construction permits:

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Applicability: Ohio Administrative Code (OAC) 3745-31-02

Application content: OAC 3745-31-04 and OAC 3745-31-05

Exemptions: OAC 3745-31-03 and OAC 3745-15-05

Express permit to install and operate (PTIO): OAC 3745-31-01 and OAC 3745-31-05

Action on an application: OAC 3745-31-06

Construct at risk: OAC 3745-31-33

Major source construction permits:

Nonattainment New Source Review (NSR) requirements: OAC 3745-31-10, OAC 3745-31-21 to 3745-31-28, and OAC 3745-31-32

Prevention of significant deterioration (PSD) requirements: OAC 3745-31-10 to 3745-31-20 and OAC 3745-31-32

Operating permits

Permits to install and operate: OAC 3745-31-02 to 3745-31-05 and OAC 3745-15-05

Major source operating permits:

Title V operating permit requirements: OAC 3745-77-01 to 3745-77-10

Other state permits:

General permits: OAC 3745-31-29

Permits-by-rule: OAC 3745-31-03

Regulatory Agencies

Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (OEPA) Division of Air Pollution Control

Local air pollution control agencies

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (OEPA) requires new and modified sources of air pollution to be permitted. A permit to install and operate (PTIO) must be obtained before the modification of an existing source or the construction or installation of a new source begins. New major sources and major modifications must comply with the applicable provisions of nonattainment New Source Review (NSR), Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD), and Title V. See the state sections NEW SOURCE REVIEW and TITLE V for more information.

Administration and enforcement. OEPA's Division of Air Pollution Control ...

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