are the basic requirements of the Air Permitting
Needs an Air Permit (definition of major equipment)?
is the Permit Required?
long does it take to receive an approved Permit?
do I get a Permit?
information is required for the master data-base
and or a Permit?
happens after a Permit is issued?
needs to be done when a piece of equipment with
an Air Permit gets replaced or modified?
What are the basic
requirements of the Air Permitting Program?
of all fuel burning equipment in a master data
must keep a master record of all fuel burning
equipment. Please contact Rich Bankowski
whenever new fuel burning equipment is being
of all major equipment prior to installation
(1 MMBTU/hr or greater fuel usage.
What needs an
Air Permit (definition of major equipment)?
Fuel Burning Equipment rated at 1 MMBTU / hr
fuel input or greater
(approximately 25 BHP = 1 MMBTU/hr))
Generators (approximately 90 KW = 1 MMBTU/hr)
Fired (Natural Gas) Clothes Dryers
Fired Water Heaters
Fired Ovens / Stoves etc.
When is the Permit
permits are just like any other construction
permit, you must obtain one before you install
the equipment. (penalties average $2,000
per day for every day after a piece of equipment
is installed until you obtain a permit)
How long does
it take to receive an approved Permit?
to 6 months, possibly longer.
of our size and the number of pieces of
fuel burning equipment Rutgers owns, we
have to go through the same permitting process
as a large power plant, for most of our
permits (even if we are just adding an emergency
How do I get a
will arrange for permits
pays the fee
is required for the master data-base and or a
(Fuel) input MMBTU/hr
to property line
exhaust flow (CFM)
exhaust flow (CFM)
annual fuel usage
annual hours of operation
Pressure of liquid stored
What happens after
a Permit is issued?
permits come with requirements that must be
done on a routine basis in order to stay in
compliance, such as recording fuel usage and
submitting reports. When you receive a new permit,
REHS will go over the requirements with you.
If you are unsure of the requirements for any
existing permits, please contact Rich Bankowski
What needs to
be done when a piece of equipment with an Air
Permit gets replaced or modified?
needs to be modified, resubmitted or amended
(same process as obtaining a new permit)
information needed as for initial permit