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Renewing an Air Permit

Describes how to renew an existing permit. Information to help determine whether a permit can be renewed. Supplies the form, fee information, and a link to the rule that applies.

The TCEQ shall provide written notice to the holder of a permit that the permit is scheduled for review. Such notice will be provided by certified or registered United States mail no less than 180 days prior to the expiration of the permit. The notice shall specify the procedure for filing an application for review and the information to be included in the application. The application shall be completed by the holder of the permit and returned to the TCEQ no later than 180 days before expiration of the permit. Pursuant to Texas Civil Statutes, Article 9027, the TCEQ shall exempt a holder of a permit from any increased fee or other penalty for failure to renew the permit if the individual establishes, to the satisfaction of the TCEQ, that the failure to renew in a timely manner occurred because the individual was on active duty in the United States Armed Forces serving outside the State of Texas.

Permits are subject to the following renewal schedule:

  • Any permit issued before December 1, 1991 is subject for review 15 years after the date of issuance; or
  • Any permit issued on or after December 1, 1991 is subject for review every ten years after the date of issuance.
  • For cause, a permit issued on or after December 1, 1991 for a facility at a nonfederal source may contain a provision requiring the permit to be renewed at a period of between five and ten years.

Tools for a Renewal

Historical Data Pertaining to Renewals

Note: Linked files below are in .txt format.

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