A Branch of the Georgia Environmental Protection Division

Procedures for Significant Modification with Construction

  1. Both Title V and SIP applications must be submitted to EPD. The Title V application must consist of at least the following completed sections:

    • A - Facility Information
    • B - Facility Emissions
    • C - Rule Applicability (for ENTIRE facility)
    • Any other sections that pertain to changes being made.
    • Notarized certification page signed by the "responsible official."
  2. Construction may begin upon the facility's receipt of the SIP Construction/proposed operating permit. The final approval letter must be received by the facility before commencing operation.
  3. The public has a 30-day public comment period.
  4. EPA has a 45-day review period which begins at the end of the public comment period.
  5. At the end of EPA's review period, a letter will be sent to the facility advising that the permit is final or, if necessary, a new permit will be issued.
  6. The application must include a description of the change, the emissions resulting from the change, and any new applicable requirements.
  7. The applicant may submit a "suggested permit."