OFFICE LOCATION:
Butte County Air Quality Management District
629 Entler Avenue, Suite 15
Chico, CA 95928
(530) 332-9400

Source Permit Categories

The following is a list of processes, operations, and pollution control equipment that will normally require an Authority to Construct and a Permit to Operate from the District without regard to the amount of emissions.


Chemicals

Ethylene Oxide Sterilizers

Acid Chemical Milling

Evaporators, Dryers, and Stills

Processing Organic Materials

Dry Chemical Mixing and Storage

Soap & Detergent

Fertilizer Manufacturing & Storage

Coatings and Surface Preparation

Abrasive Blasing Equipment

Coating and Painting Operations

Paint, Stain, and Ink Manufacturing

Printing, Graphic Arts Operations

 

 

 

Combustion

Internal Combustion Engines (50 hp or larger)

Incinerators

Crematories

Boilers and Heaters (1 million BTU/hr or larger)

Furnaces

 

Electronics

Solder Levelers

Wave Solder Machines

Vapor Degreasers

Fume Hood Scrubbers

Electrolytic Plating

Silicone Chip Manufacturing

Air Pollution Control Equipment

Cyclones, Bag Houses, Settling Chambers

Scrubbers, Electric Static Precipitators

 

 

Food & Ag Processing

Smokehouses

Feed and Grain Mills

Coffee Roasters

Bulk Flour/Grain Storage

Metals

Metal Smelters

Galvanizing Operations

Nickel, Cadmium or Chrome Plating

Chromic Acid Anodizing

Metal Ore Processing

Rock and Mineral

Hot Asphalt Batch Plants

Sand, Rock, Aggregate Plants

Concrete Batch, Concrete Mixers, and Silos

Brick Manufacturing

Screening and Crushing Operations

Petroleum Fuels Marketing

Gasoline and Alcohol Bulk Plants & Terminals

Gasoline and Alcohol Fuel Dispensing

 

Solvent Use

Vapor and Cold Degreasing

Solvent and Extract Dryers

Dry Cleaning

Other

Aqueous Waste Neutralization

Landfill Gas Flare or Recovery Systems

Waste Disposal, Rendering, Reclamation Units

Grinding Booths and Rooms

Oil Field Exploration or Production

Plastic/Fiberglass/Resin Operations

Sources of Volatiles, Dust or Toxics

 

Soil Aeration/Reclamation or Remediation

Storage of Organic Liquids

Powder Coating

Fiberglass Chopper Guns

Waste Water Treatment Works

Synthetic Fiber Production

Wood Processing


Examples of Hazardous Materials: business which store, handle, or use hazardous materials will require clearance from the City or County Fire Department, or Butte County Environmental Health before obtaining a Building Permit or Certificate of Occupancy.

Ammonia Gasoline Petroleum Products
Acids and Bases
Hazardous Material Mixtures
Poisons
Chlorine
Herbicides
Pyrophoric/Hypergolic Materials
Compressed Gases
Industrial Cleaners
Radioactives
Corrosives
Infectious/Biological Materials
Solvents
Cryogenic Fluids
Oxidizing Materials
Waste Oils
Explosives
Paint Thinners
Water Reactives
Fertilizers
Paints
Welding Gases
Flammable Liquids & Soilds
Pesticides