Facilities that have the following sources: boilers, generators (emergency and non-emergency), storage tanks, ethylene oxide sterilizer (if located at a hospital), and sources exempt as outlined in S.C. Regulation 61-62.1, Sections II(A)(1)(b) and II(B).
Emergency generators that are < 150 kilowatt rated capacity are exempt from obtaining a permit. The emergency generators are still subject to and must comply with S.C. Regulations 61-62.63 and 40 CFR 63, Subpart ZZZZ. These generators may be subject to and shall comply with S.C. Regulations 61-62.60 and 40 CFR 60, Subparts IIII and JJJJ.
Emergency generators that are > 150 kilowatt rated capacity designated for emergency use only, and are operated total of 500 hr/yr or less for testing and maintenance are exempt from obtaining a permit. These generators must have a method to record the actual hours of use such as an hour meter. The emergency generators are still subject to and must comply with S.C. Regulation 61-62.63 and 40 CFR 63, Subpart ZZZZ. These generators may be subject to and shall comply with S.C. Regulations 61-62.60 and 40 CFR 60, Subparts IIII and JJJJ.
The maximum size for a single boiler burning fuels other than natural gas and propane is limited to 30 million BTU/hr heat input capacity. The total capacity of all boilers on site is limited to 100 million BTU/hr heat input capacity.
If the operations covered by construction permits are located in one of the eight coastal counties of the Coastal Zone under DHEC-OCRM's jurisdiction (Beaufort, Berkeley, Charleston, Colleton, Dorchester, Georgetown, Horry and Jasper), then a coastal zone consistency certification may be required.
** Note that these copies are provided for use by facilities that have already been granted coverage by the Bureau. Download and use of these permits does not constitute coverage.**