(A)   No person shall construct, install, reconstruct or alter any process, fuel burning, refuse burning or control equipment pertaining thereto which may be a source of air contaminant for use within the city until an application, including not less than 2 sets of properly prepared plans and specifications of the process, fuel burning, refuse burning or control equipment and structures or buildings used in connection therewith, has been filed by the person or his agent in the office of and has been approved by the Chief of the Air Pollution Control Department, and until an installation permit has been issued by the Chief for the construction, installation or alteration.
   (B)   In lieu of the application, the person may file with the Chief, at the option of the Chief, a certificate that the process, fuel burning, refuse burning, or control equipment has been designed to comply with each and all of the applicable provisions and limitations of this chapter.  Upon the filing of the certificate, the Chief shall forthwith issue an installation permit.
   (C)   The 2 sets of plans required by this section shall be all of the information required to entitle the person to the issuance of an installation permit based on the certificate of compliance.
(Ord. 3522, passed 1-23-1967)
   (D)   Certificates of operation and installation permits are not required for the following equipment.
      (1)   Air-conditioning or ventilation systems not designed to remove air pollutants generated by or released from equipment;
      (2)   Fuel burning equipment that meets the following conditions:
         (a)   Uses gas or distillate oil (#l or #2) as fuel for space heating, air conditioning or heating water;
         (b)   Is used in single or multiple dwellings containing 4 or less apartment units; and
         (c)   Has a heat input of not more than 1,500,000 British thermal units per hour.
      (3)   Laboratory fume hoods which discharge to the atmosphere; and
      (4)   Other emission sources of minor significance specified by the Air Pollution Control Department such as, but not limited to particulate matter emissions of 5 pounds per hour or 25 pounds per day, sulfur dioxide emissions of 10 pounds per hour or 50 pounds per day, nitrogen oxide emissions of 5 pounds per hour or 24 pounds per day, hydrocarbons emissions of 3 pounds per hour or 15 pounds per day, carbon monoxide emissions of 50 pounds per hour or 250 pounds per day.
   (E)   Emissions are to be calculated by the Air Pollution Control Department by use of emission factors contained in the latest edition of “Compilation of Air Pollution Factors,” published by the United States Environmental Protection Agency, or as calculated by the Air Pollution Control Department based on stack test data or other data acceptable to the Air Pollution Control Department.
(Ord. 4621, passed 6-23-1980)
(Prior Code, § 90.050)  Penalty, see§ 10.99