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Standard Permit for Concrete Batch Plants

Links to forms and guidance. Standard permit for plants that produce no more than 300 cu yd/h and no more than 6,000 cu yd/day(if a specialty plant, 30 cu yd/h) and are equipped with adequate suction shrouds and filters.

The Air Quality Standard Permit for Concrete Batch Plants is authorized under the Texas Health and Safety Code Section 382.05195 Exit the TCEQ, which authorizes the commission to issue this standard permit for many similar facilities.

New Information Concrete Batch Plant Standard Permit Public Notice Changes

On December 7, 2016, the TCEQ adopted revisions to the public notice rules for initial registrations for the Air Quality Standard Permit for Concrete Batch Plants. The rule change consolidates the publication of the first and second public notices into a single notice. Public comments, requests for public meetings, and requests for contested case hearings will be accepted for 30 days after publication of the consolidated notice. Applications to register for the Concrete Batch Plant Standard Permit received on and after January 1, 2017, will be subject to the consolidated notice rules. Renewal applications for the standard permit were not affected by the rulemaking. Instructions for public notice are sent to applicants.

Quick Screen

If your facility meets the conditions of this standard permit, you should be able to answer “Yes” to each of these questions:

  • If a batch plant, does your facility manufacture no more than 300 cubic yards of concrete per hour?
  • If a batch plant, does your facility manufacture no more than 6,000 cubic yards of concrete per day?
  • If a specialty plant, does your facility manufacture no more than 30 cubic yards of concrete per hour?
  • Does your batch plant use a suction shroud at the central mix drum or truck drop point?
  • Is the suction shroud vented to a central fabric filter baghouse with a flow rate of at least 5000 actual cubic feet per minute (acfm)?

If your facility complies:

If your planned concrete batch plant cannot meet the conditions of this standard permit, see Types of New Source Review Authorizations for other options.

To Claim This Standard Permit:

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