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(a) Permits shall require that all installation, repair, dismantling, or disposal of motor vehicle air-conditioning systems be performed by persons trained in accordance with Section 1406(c), using approved CFC recycling equipment in conformity with such training to prevent the release of CFCs.
(b) Every person subject to Section 1405(a) or 1405(b) shall file an application for a permit within 90 days of the effective date of this Article or of commencing operations, whichever is later. Permit applications may be filed by the owner or operator of an establishment to include one or more employees, but a separate permit application shall be filed for each establishment at which persons subject to Section 1405 are employed. The application shall be accompanied by the appropriate fees as set forth in this Article. The application form shall require a description of the approved CFC recycling equipment used by the applicant, a certification that such equipment is in proper operating condition, and such other information as the Director deems relevant. Application forms shall be provided by the Department upon request of the applicant.
(c) The permit applicant shall provide written certification that the applicant and each establishment employee engaged in the installation, repair, dismantling, or disposal of motor vehicle air-conditioning systems, has completed a training course in the standards for proper use of approved CFC recycling equipment, and in the standards for recovery and recycling of used CFCs from motor vehicle air-conditioners, which standards shall be at least as stringent as the Society of Automotive Engineers standard SAE J-1989.
(d) Upon receipt of a completed application and fees, the Director may inspect the equipment or establishment described in the application, or request additional information from the applicant. The Director shall not issue a permit until satisfied that the applicant has met the requirements of this Article.
(e) Permits shall be valid for one year from the date of issuance and are not transferable. Applicants for permit renewal shall file a new application as provided under Sections 1406(b) and 1406(c). The permittee shall file the permit renewal application with the Director no later than 15 days before the expiration date of the previous permit.
(f) Permits shall require the permittee to notify the Director in writing within 14 days after:
(1) The purchase or installation of any approved CFC recycling system other than the system described in the previous permit application; and
(2) Hiring or employing any person to use approved CFC recycling systems other than persons with training certification approved in the previous permit application.
Upon receipt of the permittee's notice, the Director may require a new permit application, modify the permit, or issue such orders as may be necessary to limit the use of approved CFC recycling systems to persons trained in accordance with this Article.
(g) Permits shall be prominently displayed on the premises of every establishment subject to this Article.
(Added by Ord. 279-91, App. 7/3/91; amended by Ord. 174-04, File No. 040732, App. 7/22/2004)