Wash. Admin. Code § 463-76-061 - Reissuance of NPDES permits
Current through Register Vol. 21-24, December 15, 2021
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Reissuance of NPDES permits.
(1) Any permittee shall make application for reissuance of an NPDES permit or continuation of discharges after the expiration date of the NPDES permit by filing with the council an application for reissuance of the permit at least one hundred eighty days prior to its expiration.
(2) The scope and manner of any review of an application for reissuance of an NPDES permit by the council shall be sufficiently detailed as to insure the following:
(a) That the permittee is in compliance with or has substantially complied with all of the terms, conditions, requirements and schedules of compliance of the expired NPDES permit;
(b) That the council has up-to-date information on the permittee's production levels, permittee's waste treatment practices, and the nature, content and frequencies of permittee's discharge, either pursuant to the submission of new forms and applications or pursuant to monitoring records and reports submitted to the council by the permittee and;
(c) That the discharge is consistent with applicable effluent standards and limitations, water quality standards, and other legally applicable requirements listed in WAC 463-76-053 (1) and (2), including any additions to, or revisions or modifications of, such effluent standards and limitations, water quality standards, or other legally applicable requirements during the term of the permit.
(3) The notice and procedures specified in WAC 463-76-041 and 463-76-042 are applicable to each request for reissuance of an NPDES permit.
(4) When a permittee has made timely and sufficient application for the renewal of a permit, an expiring permit remains in effect and enforceable until the application has been denied or a replacement permit has been issued by the council pursuant to WAC 463-76-0625 - Permit issuance.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 80.50.040 (1) and (12). WSR 04-21-013, amended and recodified as § 463-76-061, filed 10/11/04, effective 11/11/04; Order 114, § 463-38-061, filed 2/4/77. Formerly WAC 463-16-061.]