UST General Permit Registration Certificate Required
(1)A person may not install, operate or close an UST without applying for and being issued a general permit registration certificate from DEQ for one of the following actions:
(c)Decommissioning, including permanent closure by change-in-service, removal or filling in-place; or
(2)An owner or proposed permittee must apply for a registration certificate at least 30 days before installing, operating or decommissioning an UST. The application must include, but is not limited to, the following information and attachments:
(a)The legal name, signature and mailing address of the owner of the UST;
(b)The legal name, signature and mailing address of the owner of the real property on which the UST system is located;
(c)The legal name, signature and mailing address of the permittee.
(A)If the person designated as the permittee is a corporation, a natural person must be identified as the contact person.
(B)If a permittee is not designated, the owner is the permittee.
(d)If the UST has not previously been permitted by or registered with DEQ, a completed EPA Notification for Underground Storage Tanks or equivalent form developed by DEQ.
(3)The owner or proposed permittee must include the appropriate registration fee set forth in OAR 340-150-0110 (UST General Permit Registration, Annual Compliance and Other Fees) with the application.
(4)DEQ will return an application that is incomplete, unsigned or that does not include the required attachments or fees to the owner or proposed permittee for completion. DEQ will consider the application withdrawn if the required information is not submitted within 30 days of the date DEQ returned the application. However, DEQ will consider a general permit application for the installation of an UST system withdrawn if the required information is not submitted within 90 days of the date DEQ returned the application
(5)If DEQ determines that a general permit is not required, DEQ will notify the owner and proposed permittee in writing and DEQ will refund any fees submitted. This notification constitutes final action by DEQ on the application.
(6)When DEQ determines an application is complete, DEQ will assign the UST facility and each individual UST a unique identification number (i.e., UST facility ID number and tank permit number).
(7)DEQ issues a general permit registration certificate to the permittee for each UST facility. In all cases, the permittee must comply with the general permit requirements whether or not an actual registration certificate has been issued.
(8)For the purpose of this rule only, the term “legal name” means the business name registered with the Oregon Secretary of State’s Office, Corporation Division (if registered) or full name of an individual.
Rule 340-150-0020 — UST General Permit Registration Certificate Required,