Section 15190 - Permitting (California Code of Regulations)

§ 15190. Permitting

(a) The UPA shall issue a Unified Program facility permit in accordance with these regulations.

(b) The CUPA shall consolidate the permits issued under the Unified Program utilizing the Unified Program facility permit.

(1) The UPA shall provide to regulated businesses Unified Program facility permit instructions for the specific requirements that are applicable to regulated businesses.

(2) The UPA shall use CERS, a local information management system, or a local reporting portal to manage permit information.

(3) Additional locally required supplemental information must follow section 15185(e).

(c) The CUPA shall provide for a single point of local contact for permit applicants. The program shall provide for a coordinated and consolidated permit process that provides regulated businesses a single point of local contact for obtaining information on, the requirements for, and the application process for the Unified Program facility permit.

(d) The CUPA, in cooperation with the PAs, shall ensure timely decisions regarding Unified Program facility permits, including:

(1) Time lines and time limits of appeal processes;

(2) Provisions for preliminary check for application completeness;

(3) Provisions for technical review of permit applications by the responsible agency;

(4) A procedure for tracking permit applications, establishing follow-up protocol, and facilitating expeditious processing, when necessary.

(e) The CUPA shall identify and utilize efficient methods of transmitting the permit.

(f) The CUPA shall establish a permit cycle.

(g) The CUPA shall evaluate the coordination, consolidation and consistency of the Unified Program facility permit process.

(1) Information obtained through the permit evaluation process shall be considered and used in modifying the Unified Program facility permit when appropriate.

(h) The Unified Program facility permit shall include:

(1) The applicable program element(s) and authorizations that make up the Unified Program facility permit;

(2) The agency responsible for issuing the Unified Program facility permit;

(3) The permitted facility by business name and address;

(4) The permit issuance date;

(5) The permit expiration date; and

(6) An addendum used to document permit conditions for each applicable element of the Unified Program.

(i) The CUPA shall address any coordination, consolidation, or consistency issues not specifically addressed above.

(1. New section filed 11-14-94 as an emergency; operative 11-14-94 (Register 94, No. 46). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 3-20-95 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day. 2. New section refiled 3-7-95 as an emergency; operative 3-7-95 (Register 95, No. 10). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 7-5-95 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day. 3. New section refiled 7-7-95; operative 7-7-95 (Register 95, No. 27). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 11-4-95 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day. 4. New section refiled 11-3-95 as an emergency; operative 11-3-95 (Register 95, No. 44). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 3-2-96 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day. 5. Certificate of Compliance as to 11-14-94 order including amendments to subsections (b)(1), (B)(2)(A), (b)(3), new subsections (b)(3)(A)-(C), repealer of subsection (b)(4)(A), amendment of subsection (b)(5)(A), new subsection (b)(5)(C), amendment of subsection (c)(2), and repealer of subsection (c)(7) transmitted to OAL 12-15-95 and filed 1-31-96 (Register 96, No. 5). 6. New subsection (b)(3)(D), amendment of subsections (b)(5) and (b)(5)(A), repealer of subsection (b)(5)(B), subsection relettering, and amendment of newly designated subsection (b)(5)(B) filed 1-8-99 as an emergency; operative 1-8-99 (Register 99, No. 2). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 5-10-99 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day. 7. Certificate of Compliance as to 1-8-99 order transmitted to OAL 4-2-99 and filed 5-14-99 (Register 99, No. 20). 8. Amendment of section heading and section filed 4-13-2007; operative 5-13-2007 (Register 2007, No. 15). 9. Change without regulatory effect amending subsection (e) filed 3-21-2008 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 2008, No. 12). 10. New subsections (b)(1)-(3) repealer of subsections (d)-(d)(2) and (k)-(k)(2) and subsection relettering filed 12-17-2013; operative 12-17-2013 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4(b)(3) (Register 2013, No. 51). 11. Amendment of subsection (b)(3) and amendment of Note filed 6-14-2018; operative 7-1-2018 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4(b)(3) (Register 2018, No. 24).)

Note: Authority cited: Sections 25404 and 25404.6(c), Health and Safety Code. Reference: Sections 25404.2(a)(1), 25404.2(a)(2) and 25299.6, Health and Safety Code; and Section 8670.36.5, Government Code.

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