Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Environmental Quality
Air Pollution Control Board
Permits for Stationary Sources [9 VAC 5 ‑ 80]
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Ozone Transport Region (Revision G04)
Action 1638
General Information
Action Summary Language has been added to indicate that sources in the Ozone Transport Region are subject to Article 9. The statement that areas located in the OTR are subject regardless of their nonattainment status has been added to emphasize this applicability as established by the federal Clean Air Act. A new section has been added to emphasize the portion of the rule directly affected by inclusion of the OTR: offset requirements for ozone nonattainment areas classified as moderate. The definition of major stationary source has been modified to include sources which emit or have the potential to emit 100 tons per year or more of nitrogen oxides or 50 tons per year of volatile organic compounds in the OTR. Finally, a definition of OTR has been added.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act. The normal executive branch review process is not required. As such, it can be submitted directly for publication and is effective upon publication.
Exempt Citation: Section 2.2-4006 A 4 c of the Code of Virginia
RIS Project No project yet assigned to this action
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
2954 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/01/2004.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Karen G. Sabasteanski 
Address: P.O.Box 10009
Richmond, VA 23240
Email Address:
Phone: (804)698-4426    FAX: (804)698-4510    TDD: (804)698-4021