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NSR Guidance for Painting Operations

Describes which authorizations may be applicable to painting operations.

The following list of permit authorizations is arranged in order of the time and effort required to obtain authorization.

  • Permits by Rule (PBRs) for Painting Operations. These links will take you to the specific PBR that may apply to your facility. Review the general information for qualifying and applying for a PBR. Contact air permitting staff regarding partial permitting policies.
    • Title 30, Texas Administrative Code, Section 106.226 - Paints, Varnishes, Ink, and Other Coating Manufacturing
    • Section 106.333 - Water-Based Adhesive Mixers
    • Section 106.431 - Milling and Grinding of Coatings and Molding Compounds
  • Construction Permit Exit the TCEQ - If you cannot qualify for another type of permit authorization, you must apply for a case-by-case construction permit under 30 TAC Chapter 116.
  • Flexible Permit - 30 TAC 116, Subchapter G

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