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Air Quality Registration Permits

Advantages to Registration Permits

  • Simplified application and permit issuance process
  • Standardized permit conditions providing consistency across industry sectors
  • Dual permitting process – construction and operating permit combined
  • No construction permit professional engineer (P.E.) signature required
  • Flexibility to construct or modify equipment without a construction permit
  • Pre-determined eligibility criteria
  • Sources are considered to be true minor source facilities

Below is a list of the Bureau of Air Quality's current registration permits:

  • Auto Body Refinishing Shop

  • Cotton Ginning Operations - any facility or plant that separates cotton lint from cotton seed. This process typically includes cleaning (removing plant material, dirt and other foreign matter) and packaging the lint into bales.

  • Crematory Operations – covers crematories used to process human or animal remains (does not cover incinerators located at an agricultural facility used solely for agricultural cremation.)

  • Fuel Combustion Operations – covers facilities that have boilers and non-emergency generators/engines.

  • Temporary Crushing and Screening Operations – covers temporary (not operated at any one site for more than 12 months) nonmetallic mineral crushing and screening operations.

  • Wood Working Operations - covers operations that generate small wood waste particles (shavings, sanderdust, sawdust, etc.) by mechanically manipulating wood or wood byproducts.

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