The permitting section prepares and issues permits to stationary sources of air pollution (including power plants, gas stations, incinerators, and other fixed sources of air pollution. Permits are required to be obtained before construction begins, and to operate the source. The permits developed by the permitting section apply federal, state and local laws to control air pollution from regulated sources.
- Applications and forms (Permit to Install/Operate, Emission Activity Category form, etc)
- Ohio EPA Air Services (Stars2)
- Office of Compliance Assistance and Pollution Prevention (OCAPP)
- City Permits
- In addition to permits required for asbestos removal, open burning, and sandblasting or building cleaning, Chapters 257 and 259 of the Codified Ordinance of the City of Cleveland requires obtaining a permit to install, a permit to modify, and a permit to operate any air contaminant source within the City of Cleveland. The Cleveland Division of Air Quality (CDAQ) is responsible for processing and issuing these permits.
- An owner or operator contemplating such installation or modification is required to apply for a permit prior to commencing this activity. The City permit to install or modify must be issued before construction can commence. The owner or operator of an air pollution source is responsible for proper permitting even if the authority to obtain such permits is delegated to a third party.
- City Permit Application
- Notification form with Instructions
- Fact sheets
- Ohio Department of Health list of certified asbestos contractors
- 40 CFR 61
- OAC 3475-20
- Open burning
- Fact sheets
- Sand Blasting
- Regulations & Ordinances
- Federal – Code of Federal Regulations
- State – Ohio Administrative Code
- Local – Cleveland Ordinances
- Other references
- USEPA Technology Transfer Network
- Stack Testing