3745-78-01 Definitions.

(A) Except as otherwise provided in this rule, the definitions in rule 3745-77-01 of the Administrative Code shall apply to this chapter.

(B) The following definitions shall apply exclusively to this chapter:

(1) "Actual emissions" means the amount of regulated air pollutants emitted from a stationary source during a calendar year.

(2) "Actual construction of the source" means the initiation of physical on-site construction activities in connection with improvements to the source that are permanent in nature, including, without limitation, the installation of building supports and foundations and the laying of underground pipework.

(3) "Submit" or "submitted" means to present, or to have presented, to the Ohio environmental protection agency a document that is required under this chapter, and to have that document received by the Ohio environmental protection agency (or postmarked) by midnight on the due date specified in this chapter. Date of the receipt of the document is demonstrated by the postmark date, if sent by United States postal service; the electronic signature date, if submitted through the Ohio environmental protection agency's electronic reporting system; the transmittal date, if submitted through facsimile; or the date of the signature of the Ohio environmental protection agency employee receiving the document, if hand delivered in person to the Ohio environmental protection agency. The hard copy form with original signature shall be provided to the Ohio environmental protection agency after a facsimile is submitted.

(4) "Synthetic minor facility" means a facility for which one or more permits to install or permits to operate have been issued for the air contaminant sources at the facility that include terms and conditions that lower the facility's potential to emit air contaminants below the major source thresholds established in rules adopted under section 3704.036 of the Revised Code.

Cite as Ohio Admin. Code 3745-78-01

Effective: 12/17/2016
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 08/17/2016 and 12/17/2021
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3704.036(B)
Rule Amplifies: 3745.11
Prior Effective Dates: 4/20/94, 5/10/00, 12/2/05, 2/16/08