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Air PBR 106.183: Boilers, Heaters, and Other Combustion Devices

Boilers, heaters, and other combustion devices are permitted by rule if they meet the conditions stated in 30 TAC Sections 106.4 and 106.183. No registration or fee is required. Record-keeping requirements are discussed.

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Boilers, heaters, drying or curing ovens, furnaces, or other combustion units that meet the conditions of Title 30, Texas Administrative Code (30 TAC), Section 106.183, Exit the TCEQ are permitted by rule. To qualify for this permit by rule (PBR), your facility must also meet the general conditions stated in 30 TAC Section 106.4. Exit the TCEQ

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This PBR does not include stationary internal combustion engines or turbines.

To find out whether your facility meets the general conditions stated in Section 106.4, use our PBR Applicability Checklist, form TCEQ-10149.

To find out whether it meets the specific conditions for this PBR, complete our PBR 106.183 Checklist, TCEQ Form -10114

If your facility cannot comply with the conditions of this PBR, see Types of New Source Review Authorizations for other options.


This PBR does not require you to register or pay a fee.

Record Keeping

Under 30 TAC Section 106.8, Exit the TCEQ your records must identify the rules under which your facility is operating and demonstrate compliance. This PBR requires you to maintain at least these records for a rolling two-year period:

  • a copy of Section 106.4 Exit the TCEQ
  • a copy of Section 106.183 Exit the TCEQ
  • records of hours of fuel oil firing
  • records of fuel oil purchases
  • records documenting compliance with the above rules

These records must be maintained on site and made available on request for inspection by our staff or the inspectors of any air program that has jurisdiction. If you have questions about the type of records you should keep, contact the Air Program in the TCEQ regional office that serves your county.

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If you have questions about this or any other PBR, contact us:
phone: 512/239-1250