ORS 468A.155¹
Rules authorizing regional permit programs

(1) The Environmental Quality Commission by rule may authorize regional authorities to issue permits for air contamination sources within their areas of jurisdiction.

(2) Permit programs established by regional authorities pursuant to subsection (1) of this section shall:

(a) Conform to the requirements of ORS 468.065 (Issuance of permits), 468A.040 (Permits), 468A.045 (Activities prohibited without permit) and 468A.300 (Definitions for federal operating permit program) to 468A.320 (Accountability for costs of program);

(b) Be subject to review and approval by the commission; and

(c) If the permit program is a Title V program, include a provision to transfer a portion of the permit fees imposed for the program to the Department of Environmental Quality, sufficient to pay the expenses of the department incurred in including the regional program in the state program and for the department’s oversight of the regional program. [Formerly 449.883 and then 468.555; 1993 c.790 §5]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Motor Vehicle Emission Control Inspec­tion Program funding, (1974) Vol 37, p 130

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Citing for failure to comply when construc­tion or installa­tion had prior approval of depart­ment, (1971) Vol 35, p 917; regional authority permit as subject to review by and approval of depart­ment, (1972) Vol 35, p 1238

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 468A—Air Quality, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­468a.­html (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 468A, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­468aano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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