Oregon Air Permitting regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Oregon Air Permitting: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Construction permits:

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Definitions: Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR) 340-200-0020

Registrations: OAR 340-210-0100 to 340-210-0120

Notice of construction: OAR 340-210-0205 to 340-210-0250

Air contaminant discharge permits (ACDPs): OAR 340-216-0010 to 340-216-0094

Major source construction permits: OAR 340-216-0066 and OAR 340-224-0010 to 340-224-0100

Nonattainment New Source Review (NSR): OAR 340-224-0050

Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD): OAR 340-224-0070

Operating permits: OAR 340-210-0205 to 340-210-0250 and OAR 340-216-0010 to 340-216-0094

Major source (Title V) operating permits: OAR 340-218-0010 to 340-218-0250

Other permitting considerations:

Emissions statement: OAR 340-214-0200 to 340-214-0220

Fees: OAR 340-216-0020 and OAR 340-220-0010 to 340-220-0190

Public notice: OAR 340-209-0010 to 340-209-0080, OAR 340-216-0040, OAR 340-216-0052, OAR 340-216-0054, OAR 340-216-0056, OAR 340-216-0060, OAR 340-216-0064, OAR 340-216-0066, and OAR 340-218-0210

Regulatory Agencies

Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Air Quality Division

Lane Regional Air Protection Agency (LRAPA)

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Oregon requires new and modified sources of air pollution to be registered or permitted through a notice to construct or an air contaminant discharge permit (ACDP). An ACDP must be obtained from the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) before construction, installation, or operation of any air contaminant source. Several types of the ACDP are available based on the type of source being permitted. Major sources must comply with the ...

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