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TITLE 30ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
PART 1TEXAS COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
CHAPTER 106PERMITS BY RULE
SUBCHAPTER FANIMAL CONFINEMENT
RULE §106.162Livestock Auction Facilities

Livestock auction sales facilities are permitted by rule, provided the following conditions of this section are satisfied.

  (1) All holding pens shall be covered by a roof.

  (2) All traffic areas shall be paved and cleaned, oiled, or sprinkled with water and/or chemicals as necessary to achieve maximum control of dust emissions.

  (3) Manure shall be cleaned from pens as necessary to prevent an odor nuisance and disposed of in a manner which will not create a nuisance.

  (4) Dead animals shall be properly disposed of within 24 hours after death.

  (5) The facility shall be located at least 600 feet from any recreational area or residence or other structure not occupied or used solely by the owner or operator of this facility.

  (6) Before construction of the facility begins, written site approval shall be received from the executive director and the facility shall be registered with the commission's Office of Permitting, Remediation, and Registration in Austin using Form PI-7.


Source Note: The provisions of this §106.162 adopted to be effective March 14, 1997, 22 TexReg 2439; amended to be effective September 4, 2000, 25 TexReg 8653

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