Or. Admin. R. 340-242-0620 - Requirements for Motor Vehicle Refinishing in Portland AQMA

Except as provided in section (3), persons performing motor vehicle refinishing of on-road motor vehicles within the Portland AQMA must:

(1) Clean any spray equipment, including paint lines, in a device which:
(a) Minimizes solvent evaporation during the cleaning, rinsing, and draining operations;
(b) Recirculates solvent during the cleaning operation so the solvent is reused; and
(c) Collects spent solvent to be available for proper disposal or recycling; and
(2) Apply motor vehicle refinishing coatings by one of the following methods:
(a) High Volume Low Pressure spray equipment, operated and maintained in accordance with the manufacturer's recommendations;
(b) Electrostatic application equipment, operated and maintained in accordance with the manufacturer's recommendations;
(c) Dip coat application;
(d) Flow coat application;
(e) Brush coat application;
(f) Roll coat application;
(g) Hand-held aerosol cans; or
(h) Any other coating application method which can be demonstrated to effectively control VOC emissions, and which has been approved in writing by DEQ.
(3) This rule is not applicable to any person who performs motor vehicle refinishing without compensation, and who performs refinishing on two or fewer on-road motor vehicles, or portions thereof, in any calendar year.

NOTE: This rule is included in the State of Oregon Clean Air Act Implementation Plan that EQC adopted under OAR 340-200-0040.


Or. Admin. R. 340-242-0620
DEQ 13-1995, f. & cert. ef. 5-25-95; DEQ 7-1999, f. 5-21-99, cert. ef. 7-12-99; DEQ 14-1999, f. & cert. ef. 10-14-99, Renumbered from 340-022-0740; DEQ 7-2015, f. & cert. ef. 4/16/2015

Stat. Auth.: ORS 468.020 & 468A.025

Stats. Implemented: ORS 468A.025 & 468A.035

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