“Second-Stage” or Regular Permit
(1)An application for a “second-stage” or regular waste tire storage permit shall:
(a)Include such information as shall be required by the Department, including but not limited to:
(A)A description of the need for the waste tire storage site;
(B)The zoning designation of the site, and a written statement of compatibility of the proposed waste tire storage site with the acknowledged local comprehensive plan and zoning requirements from the local government unit(s) having jurisdiction;
(C)A description of the land uses within a one-quarter mile radius of the facility, identifying any buildings and surface waters;
(D)A management program for operation of the site, which includes but is not limited to:
(i)Anticipated maximum number of passenger and/or truck tires and/or tire-derived products to be stored at the site for any given one year period;
(ii)Present and proposed method of disposal, and timetable;
(iii)How the facility will meet the technical tire storage standards in OAR 340-064-0035 (Standards for Waste Tire Storage Sites) for both tires and tire-derived products currently stored on the site, and tires and tire-derived products to be accepted;
(iv)How the applicant proposes to control mosquitoes and rodents, considering the likelihood of the site becoming a public nuisance or health hazard, proximity to residential areas, etc.
(E)A proposed contingency plan to minimize damage from fire or other accidental or intentional emergencies at the site. It shall include but not be limited to procedures to be followed by facility personnel, including measures to be taken to minimize the occurrence or spread of fires and explosions;
(F)The following maps:
(i)A site location map showing section, township, range and site boundaries;
(ii)A site layout drawing, showing size and location of all pertinent man-made and natural features of the site (including roads, fire lanes, ditches, berms, waste tire storage areas, structures, wetlands, floodways and surface waters);
(iii)A topographic map using a scale of no less than one inch equals 200 feet, with 40-foot intervals on 7.5 minute series.
(b)Submit proof that the applicant holds financial assurance acceptable to the Department in an amount determined by the Department to be necessary for removal or processing of waste tires and tire-derived products, fire suppression or other measures to protect the environment and the health, safety and welfare, pursuant to OAR 340-064-0025 (Permittee Obligations) and 340-064-0035 (Standards for Waste Tire Storage Sites);
(c)Submit an application fee of $250 (or for applications for a waste tire storage permit to operate a site where tires will be stored as a beneficial use, an application fee of $100), and an annual compliance fee as listed in OAR 340-064-0025 (Permittee Obligations). Fifty dollars ($50) of the application fee shall be non-refundable. The rest of the application fee may be refunded in whole or in part when submitted with an application if either of the following conditions exists:
(A)The Department determines that no permit will be required;
(B)The applicant withdraws the application before the Department has granted or denied the application.
(d)Demonstrate that the applicant has long-term control of the site.
(2)A “second-stage” permit may be issued for up to five years. “Second-stage” storage permits and combined tire carrier/storage permits shall expire on January 1.
(3)The Department may waive any of the requirements in paragraph (1)(a)(C) (land use descriptions), (1)(a)(D) (management program), (1)(a)(E) (contingency plan), (1)(a)(F) (maps), subsection (1)(b) (financial assurance) or subsection (1)(d) (long-term control) of this rule for a waste tire storage site in existence on or before January 1, 1988, if it is determined by the Department that the site is not likely to create a public nuisance, health hazard, air or water pollution or other environmental problem, or if it is scheduled to be cleaned up within six months of issuance of the permit. This waiver shall be considered for storage sites which are no longer receiving additional tires, and are under a closure schedule approved by the Department. The site must still meet operational standards in OAR 340-064-0035 (Standards for Waste Tire Storage Sites).
(4)A permittee who wants to renew his/her “second-stage” storage permit or combined tire carrier/storage permit shall apply to the Department for permit renewal at least 90 days before the permit expiration date. The renewal shall include such information as required by the Department. It shall include a permit renewal fee of $125, or $50 in the case of a permittee storing tires as a beneficial use, and a written statement of compatibility of the beneficial use with the acknowledged local comprehensive plan and zoning requirements from the local government unit(s) having jurisdiction.
(5)A permittee may request from the Department a permit modification to modify its operations as allowed in an unexpired permit. A permit modification initiated by the permittee shall include a permit modification fee of $25.
(6)The fee to reinstate a waste tire storage permit or combined tire carrier/storage permit which has been revoked by the Department is $150. There is no fee to reinstate a waste tire storage permit or combined tire carrier/storage permit which has been suspended by the Department.
Rule 340-064-0020 — “Second-Stage” or Regular Permit,