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TITLE 30ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
PART 1TEXAS COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
CHAPTER 330MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE
SUBCHAPTER DOPERATIONAL STANDARDS FOR MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE LANDFILL FACILITIES
RULE §330.135Facility Operating Hours

(a) A site operating plan must specify the waste acceptance hours and the facility operating hours when materials will be transported on or off site, and the hours when heavy equipment may operate. The waste acceptance hours of a municipal solid waste facility may be any time between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, unless otherwise approved in the authorization for the facility. Waste acceptance hours within the 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. weekday span do not require other specific approval. Transportation of materials and heavy equipment operation must not be conducted between the hours of 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m., unless otherwise approved in the authorization for the facility. Operating hours for other activities do not require specific approval.

(b) In addition to the requirements of subsection (a) of this section, the permit may include alternative operating hours of up to five days in a calendar-year period to accommodate special occasions, special purpose events, holidays, or other special occurrences.

(c) The commission's regional offices may allow additional temporary waste acceptance or operating hours to address disasters, other emergency situations, or other unforeseen circumstances that could result in the disruption of waste management services in the area.

(d) A facility must record in the site operating record the dates, times, and duration when any alternative operating hours are utilized.


Source Note: The provisions of this §330.135 adopted to be effective March 27, 2006, 31 TexReg 2502

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