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Public Resources Code - PRC

DIVISION 30. WASTE MANAGEMENT [40000 - 49620]

  ( Division 30 added by Stats. 1989, Ch. 1096, Sec. 2. )
  

PART 4. SOLID WASTE FACILITIES [43000 - 44820]

  ( Part 4 added by Stats. 1989, Ch. 1095, Sec. 22. )
  

CHAPTER 3. Permit and Inspection Program [44000.5 - 44210]

  ( Chapter 3 added by Stats. 1989, Ch. 1095, Sec. 22. )
  

ARTICLE 1. Solid Waste Facility Permits [44000.5 - 44018]
  ( Article 1 added by Stats. 1989, Ch. 1095, Sec. 22. )

  
44009.  

(a) (1) The board shall, in writing, concur or object to the issuance, modification, or revision of any solid waste facilities permit within 60 days from the date of the board’s receipt of any proposed solid waste facilities permit submitted under Section 44007 after consideration of the issues in this section.

(2) If the board determines that the permit is not consistent with the state minimum standards adopted pursuant to Section 43020, or is not consistent with Sections 43040, 43600, 44007, 44010, 44017, 44150, and 44152 or Division 31 (commencing with Section 50000), the board shall object to provisions of the permit and shall submit those objections to the local enforcement agency for its consideration.

(3) If the board fails to concur or object in writing within the 60-day period specified in paragraph (1), the board shall be deemed to have concurred in the issuance of the permit as submitted to it.

(b) Notwithstanding subdivision (a), the board is not required to concur in, or object to, and shall not be deemed to have concurred in, the issuance of a solid waste facilities permit for a disposal facility if the owner or operator is not in compliance with, as determined by the regional water board, an enforcement order issued pursuant to Chapter 5 (commencing with Section 13300) of Division 7 of the Water Code, or if all of the following conditions exist:

(1) Waste discharge requirements for the disposal facility issued by the applicable regional water board are pending review in a petition before the state water board.

(2) The petition for review of the waste discharge requirements includes a request for a stay of the waste discharge requirements.

(3) The state water board has not taken action on the stay request portion of the pending petition for review of waste discharge requirements.

(c) In objecting to the issuance, modification, or revision of any solid waste facilities permit pursuant to this section, the board shall, based on substantial evidence in the record as to the matter before the board, state its reasons for objecting. The board shall not object to the issuance, modification, or revision of any solid waste facilities permit unless the board finds that the permit is not consistent with the state minimum standards adopted pursuant to Section 43020, or is not consistent with Section 43040, 43600, 44007, 44010, 44017, 44150, or 44152 or Division 31 (commencing with Section 50000).

(d) Nothing in this section is intended to require that a solid waste facility obtain a waste discharge permit from a regional water board prior to obtaining a solid waste facilities permit.

(Amended by Stats. 1996, Ch. 1041, Sec. 17. Effective January 1, 1997.)