The definitions in part 7000.0100 in the agency's procedural rules apply to the terms used in parts 7001.0010 to 7001.0210 and the definitions in part 7045.0020 in the agency's hazardous waste rules apply to the terms used in parts 7001.0500 to 7001.0730 unless the terms are defined as follows.
"Draft permit" means a document prepared by the commissioner under part 7001.0100 that indicates the commissioner's preliminary decision to issue, modify, revoke and reissue, or reissue a permit, and that indicates the proposed terms and conditions of the permit; or a notice prepared by the commissioner under part 7001.0100 that indicates the commissioner's preliminary decision to deny, to refuse to reissue, or to revoke a permit without reissuance.
"Permit" means a discharge, emission, and disposal authorization; a construction, installation, or operation authorization; and other agency authorizations designated "permit" in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 115 and 116, including Minnesota Statutes, sections 115.03, subdivision 1; 115.07; 116.07, subdivision 4a; 116.081; and 116.091. "Permit" does not include an "order," "variance," or "stipulation agreement" as defined in part 7000.0100 and does not include a "certification." However, the exclusion of "certification" from the definition of "permit" shall not in any way be considered to affect the applicability of parts 7001.0010 to 7001.0210 to the processing of certifications by the agency under section 401 of the Clean Water Act, United States Code, title 33, section 1341, to the extent provided by parts 7001.1400 to 7001.1470.
"General permit" means a permit issued under part 7001.0210 to a category of permittees whose operations, emissions, activities, discharges, or facilities are the same or substantially similar.
8 SR 2278; 10 SR 2235; L 1987 c 186 s 15; 20 SR 714; 30 SR 529
July 13, 2009