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DIVISION 37.5. REPAIR OR MAINTENANCE PROJECTS [57050 - 57053.9]

  ( Division 37.5 added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 776, Sec. 2. )

CHAPTER 1. General Provisions [57050 - 57051]

  ( Chapter 1 added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 776, Sec. 2. )

ARTICLE 2. Definitions [57051- 57051.]
  ( Article 2 added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 776, Sec. 2. )

57051.
  

For purposes of this division, the following terms have the following meaning:

(a)  “Consolidated permit” means a permit incorporating permits for a repair or maintenance project and issued in a single permit document by the consolidated permit agency.

(b)  “Consolidated permit agency” means the public agency that has the greatest overall jurisdiction over a repair or maintenance project, as determined pursuant to Section 57053.

(c)  “Office” means the permit assistance centers operated by the office of the Secretary for Environmental Protection.

(d)  “Participating permit agency” means a public agency, other than the consolidated permit agency, that is responsible for the issuance of a repair or maintenance project permit.

(e)  “Public agency” means any state or local agency that has jurisdiction under state or local law to approve a repair or maintenance project.

(f)  “Repair or maintenance project permit” means any license, certificate, registration, permit, or other form of authorization required by a public agency to carry out a repair and maintenance project.

(g)  “Repair or maintenance project” means a project to repair or maintain an existing commercial or industrial facility or structure that would not involve or allow an addition to, or an enlargement or expansion of, the use of the facility or structure when the failure to repair or maintain that facility or structure would potentially cause a violation of any law or regulation intended for the protection of human health or safety, or the environment.

(h)  “Responsible party” means the owner or lessee or operator of the facility or structure proposed to be repaired or maintained pursuant to a repair or maintenance project.

(Added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 776, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 1997.)

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