Section 10100 - Consolidated Permit Definitions (California Code of Regulations)

§ 10100. Consolidated Permit Definitions

(a) "Applicant" means a person who applies to an environmental agency for a permit, registration, certification, or permission to take specific action pursuant to the provisions of this division.

(b) "Comprehensive risk assessment" means, for the purpose of sections 10200 and 10201, a quantitative estimate of risk to human health and the environment that provides for both acute and chronic effects that could occur now and in the future. The assessment is conducted for all chemicals at the facility of potential concern. The assessment is based on a theoretical daily dose a human or non-human receptor would receive by all exposure routes.

(c) "Consolidated permit" means a permit incorporating the environmental permits granted by environmental agencies for a project and issued in a single permit document by the consolidated permit agency.

(d) "Consolidated permit agency" means the environmental agency that has the greatest overall jurisdiction over a project.

(e) "Consolidated permit application form" means a form, as authorized by subsection (e) or (f) of section 15399.56 of the Government Code, that can be used in lieu of separate application forms for each component environmental permit that would be provided by the consolidated permit agency and the participating permit agencies.

(f) "Consolidated permit notification" is a form used by an applicant to notify the Secretary of the applicant's request to have a consolidated permit issued for the applicant's project.

(g) "Council" means the California Environmental Policy Council. The council consists of the following members or their designees:

(1) The Secretary for Environmental Protection.

(2) The Director of Pesticide Regulation.

(3) The Director of Toxic Substances Control.

(4) The Chairperson of the State Air Resources Board.

(5) The Chairperson of the State Water Resources Control Board.

(6) The Director of the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment.

(7) The Chairperson of the California Integrated Waste Management Board.

(h) "Environmental agency" means any of the following:

(1) The Department of Toxic Substances Control, the Department of Pesticide Regulation, the State Air Resources Board, the State Water Resources Control Board, the California Integrated Waste Management Board, the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment.

(2) A California regional water quality control board.

(3) A district, as defined in section 39025 of the Health and Safety Code.

(4) An enforcement agency, as defined in Section 40130 of the Public Resources Code.

(5) A county agricultural commissioner with respect to his or her administration of Division 6 (commencing with Section 11401) and 7 (commencing with Section 12501) of the Food and Agricultural Code.

(6) The local agency responsible for administering Chapter 6.7 (commencing with Section 25280) of the Health and Safety Code concerning underground storage tanks and any underground storage tank ordinance adopted by a city or county.

(7) The local agency responsible for the administration of the requirements imposed pursuant to Section 13370.5 of the Water Code.

(8) Any other state, regional, or local permit agency for the project that participates at the request of the permit applicant upon the agency's agreement to be subject to this division.

(i) "Environmental Permit" means any license, certificate, registration, permit, or other forms of authorization, to include remedial action authorizations, required by an environmental agency to engage in a particular activity. "Environmental permit" includes, but is not limited to, activities subject to Chapter 4.5 (commencing with Section 65920) of Division 1 of Title 7 of the Government Code, if the activities are under the jurisdiction of an environmental agency. "Environmental permit" does not include any certification or decision for the purpose of the California Environmental Quality Act pursuant to Division 13 (commencing with Section 21000) of the Public Resources Code.

(j) "Good cause" has the same meaning as defined in Section15376, subdivision (h), of the Government Code.

(k) "Greater overall jurisdiction" means the environmental agency that has the greatest authority over the project due to statutory requirements, regulatory requirements, or requirements pertaining to the protection of human health and the environment.

(l) "Local environmental agency" means any of the following:

(1) A district, as defined in section 39025 of the Health and Safety Code.

(2) An enforcement agency, as defined in Section 40130 of the Public Resources Code.

(3) A county agricultural commissioner with respect to his or her administration of Division 6 (commencing with Section 11401) and 7 (commencing with Section 12501) of the Food and Agricultural Code.

(4) The local agency responsible for administering Chapter 6.7 (commencing with Section 25280) of the Health and Safety Code concerning underground storage tanks and any underground storage tank ordinance adopted by a city or county.

(5) The local agency responsible for the administration of the requirements imposed pursuant to Section 13370.5 of the Water Code.

(6) Any other regional or local permit agency for the project that participates at the request of the permit applicant upon the agency's agreement to be subject to this division.

(m) "Participating permit agency" means an environmental agency, other than the consolidated permit agency, that is responsible for the issuance of an environmental permit for a project.

(n) "Petitioner" means any individual, trust, joint stock company, business concern, corporation, including, but not limited to, a government corporation, partnership and association. "Petitioner" also may include any city, county, district, commission, the State or any department, agency, or political subdivision thereof, any interstate body, the Federal Government or any department or agency thereof to the extent permitting by law.

(o) "Project" means an activity, the conduct of which requires an environmental permit from two or more environmental agencies.

(p) "Remedial action" has the same meaning as defined in subdivision (g) of Section 25260 of Division 20 of the Health and Safety Code.

(q) "Secretary" means the Secretary for Environmental Protection.

(r) "State environmental agency" means any of the following:

(1) The Department of Toxic Substances Control, the Department of Pesticide Regulation, the State Air Resources Board, the State Water Resources Control Board, the California Integrated Waste Management Board, the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment.

(2) A California regional water quality control board.

(3) Any other state permit agency for the project that participates at the request of the permit applicant upon the agency's agreement to be subject to this division.

(1. New subdivision 1, chapter 1 and section filed 7-12-95; operative 8-11-95 (Register 95, No. 28).)

Note: Authority cited: Sections 71001 and 71020, Public Resources Code. Reference: Sections 71010, 71011, 71012, 71013, 71014, 71015, 71016 and 71017, Public Resources Code.

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