Auto Repair Shops: Compliance Resources
- Industry-Specific Permits by Rule for Auto Repair Facilities
- De Minimis—Determine if your site is covered under the De Minimis rule.
- Controlling On-Road Mobile Source Vehicle Emissions—Federal, state and local programs for motor vehicle fuel, inspection, and maintenance.
- Am I a Public Water System? If you have a private well, you may be a public water system.
- You're a Public Water System…Now What? (RG-496) – A guide for rules and regulations that apply to public water systems, especially for those who may have recently learned they own a PWS.
- Permitting a Septic System You must check with your local permitting authority, and you can use a septic system for toilet and kitchen wastewater only. Process water is prohibited.
- If you are connected to a sewer system, contact your local Publicly Owned Treatment Works (POTW) before discharging to their system.
- If you are not connected to a POTW, you may containerize your wastewater for disposal, apply for an industrial re-use authorization, or apply for an individual permit.
- Instructions and Application to Use Industrial Reclaimed Water
- Industrial Wastewater Discharges: The Permit Process
- Edwards Aquifer Protection Program—If your facility is located over any portion of the Edwards Aquifer, you must comply with these rules.
- Industrial and Hazardous Waste Rules and Regulations for Small-Quantity Generators (RG-234)
- Hazardous Waste: There IS an Easier Way
- Common Questions on Empty Waste Containers (RG-480)
- Waste Designation Decision Matrix
- Petroleum Storage Tank Registrations: Am I Regulated?—Explains which petroleum storage tanks (PSTs) are regulated.
What to do with Used Oil, Batteries, Antifreeze, or Used Tires
Compliance Overview Tools
- Auto Repair Shop Compliance Checklist (PDF) (Help with PDF)
- An Environmental Guide for Texas Automotive Repair Shops (RG-308)
- Pollution Prevention for Auto Repair Shops
- Delinquent Fees
- Your business could be eligible for a free environmental compliance assessment. For more information, visit our Compliance Commitment (C2) Site Visit Program.