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
(c) Decommissioning, including permanent
closure by change-in-service, removal or filling in-place; or
(d) Temporary closure.
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
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
(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.
The owner or proposed
permittee must include the appropriate registration fee set forth in OAR
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application withdrawn if the required information is not submitted within 30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general permit application for the installation of an UST system withdrawn if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
(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
Or. Admin. R.
DEQ 2-1988, f. 1-27-88,
cert. ef. 2-1-88; DEQ 20-1990, f. & cert. ef. 6-7-90; DEQ 15-1991, f. &
cert. ef. 8-14-91; DEQ 24-1998, f. & cert. ef. 11-2-98; DEQ 6-2003, f.
& cert. ef. 2-14-03; DEQ 3-2008, f. 2-29-08, cert. ef. 3-10-08;
188-2018, amend filed 05/14/2018, effective
Statutory/Other Authority: ORS
- 466.835, 466.994 & 466.995
Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS