Subdivision 1. Obtain permit. It shall be unlawful for any person to construct, install or operate an emission facility, air contaminant treatment facility, treatment facility, potential air contaminant storage facility, storage facility, or system or facility related to the collection, transportation, storage, processing, or disposal of waste, or any part thereof unless otherwise exempted by any agency rule now in force or hereinafter adopted, until plans therefor shall have been submitted to the agency, and a written permit therefor shall have been granted by the agency. The requirements of this section shall not be applied to motor vehicles.
Subd. 2. Permits now issued. Any permit authorized by section 116.07, subdivision 4a issued prior to June 8, 1971, and any rule which required said prior permit, shall be valid and remain enforceable subject, however, to the right of the agency to modify or revoke said permit or amend said rule in the same manner as other permits and rules.
Subd. 3. Permission for alteration. It shall be unlawful for any person to make any change in, addition to or extension of any existing system or facility specified in subdivision 1, or part thereof, that would materially alter the method or the effect of treating or disposing of any air contaminant or solid waste, or to operate said system or facility, or part thereof, so changed, added to, or extended until plans therefor shall have been submitted to the agency, and a written permit therefor shall have been granted by the agency.