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TITLE 30ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
PART 1TEXAS COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
CHAPTER 330MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE
SUBCHAPTER AGENERAL INFORMATION
RULE §330.13Waste Management Activities Exempt from Permitting, Registration, or Notification

(a) A permit, registration, notification, or other authorization is not required for the disposal of up to 2,000 pounds per year of litter or other solid waste generated by an individual on that individual's own land and is not required to comply with §330.19 of this title (relating to Deed Recordation) provided that:

  (1) the litter or waste is generated on land that the individual owns;

  (2) the litter or waste is not generated as a result of an activity related to a commercial purpose;

  (3) the disposal occurs on land that the individual owns;

  (4) the disposal is not for a commercial purpose;

  (5) the waste disposed of is not hazardous waste or industrial waste;

  (6) the waste disposal method complies with Chapter 111, Subchapter B of this title (relating to Outdoor Burning); and

  (7) the waste disposal method does not contribute to a nuisance and does not endanger the public health or the environment. Exceeding 2,000 pounds per individual's residence per year is considered to be a nuisance.

(b) A permit, registration, notification, or other authorization is not required for the disposal of animal carcasses from government roadway maintenance where:

  (1) either of the following:

    (A) the animals were killed on county or municipal roadways and the carcasses are buried on property owned by the entity that is responsible for road maintenance; or

    (B) the animals were killed on state highway rights-of-way and the carcasses are disposed of by the Texas Department of Transportation by burying the carcasses on state highway rights-of-way; and

  (2) the waste disposal method does not contribute to a nuisance and does not endanger the public health or the environment; and

  (3) the animal carcasses are covered with at least two feet of soil within 24 hours of collection in accordance with §330.171(c)(2) of this title (relating to Disposal of Special Wastes).

(c) A permit, registration, notification, or other authorization is not required for veterinarians performing activities as authorized by Texas Occupations Code, §801.361, Disposal of Animal Remains. Disposal by burning under this section must comply only with §111.209(3) of this title (relating to Exception for Disposal Fires).

(d) A permit, registration, notification, or other authorization is not required for on-site storage of medical waste for a generator that uses a medical waste storage facility only for medical waste generated on-site. Storage of medical waste generated on-site must be in compliance with §330.1209(a) of this title (relating to Storage of Medical Waste).

(e) A permit, registration, notification, or other authorization is not required for generators that generate less than 50 pounds per month of untreated medical waste that transport their own waste to an authorized medical waste storage or processing facility.

(f) Except as required by §330.7(c)(2) and §330.9(1) of this title (relating to Permit Required; and Registration Required), a permit, registration, notification, or other authorization is not required for transporters of municipal solid waste.

(g) A permit, registration, notification, or other authorization is not required for a collection point for parking lot or street sweepings or wastes collected and received in sealed plastic bags from such activities as periodic city-wide cleanup campaigns and cleanup of rights-of-way or roadside parks.

(h) A permit, registration, notification, or other authorization is not required from a car wash facility for drying grit trap waste as long as these wastes are dried and disposed of in compliance with applicable federal, state, and local regulations. Grit trap waste from car wash facilities may be transported for drying purposes to other property if the car wash facility and the property with the drying bed have the same owner and if the facilities are located within 50 miles of each other. This subsection is not intended to preempt or supersede local government regulation of grit trap waste-drying facilities. Drying facilities must comply with Chapter 116 of this title (relating to Control of Air Pollution by Permits for New Construction or Modification) if applicable.


Source Note: The provisions of this §330.13 adopted to be effective March 27, 2006, 31 TexReg 2502

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