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17.30.1022    EXCLUSIONS FROM PERMIT REQUIREMENTS

(1) In addition to the permit exclusions identified in 75-5-401, MCA, the following activities or operations are not subject to the permit requirements of ARM 17.30.1023, 17.30.1024, 17.30.1030 through 17.30.1033, 17.30.1040, and 17.30.1041:

(a) motor vehicle wrecking facilities and county motor vehicle graveyards licensed pursuant to Title 75, chapter 10, MCA;

(b) sources that obtain an MPDES permit pursuant to ARM Title 17, chapter 30, subchapter 13;

(c) public sewage systems that were reviewed and approved by the department prior to May 1, 1998, under Title 75, chapter 6, and ARM 17.38.101. However, this exclusion does not apply to systems with a design capacity greater than 5000 gallons per day, if the operator of the system requests a modification after May 1, 1998, or if the department determines that operation of the system has caused a violation of a statute or rule administered by the department after May 1, 1998;

(d) public sewage systems with a design capacity less than 5000 gallons per day, that are reviewed and approved by the department after May 1, 1998, under Title 75, chapter 6, MCA, and ARM 17.38.101;

(e) multi-family sewage disposal systems reviewed and approved by the department under Title 76, chapter 4, MCA, and multi-family sewage disposal systems reviewed and approved by a local government under Title 76, chapter 3, MCA, after May 1, 1998. However, this exclusion does not apply to aerobic package plant systems, mechanical treatment plants, and nutrient removal systems, which require a high degree of operation and maintenance, or systems which require monitoring pursuant to ARM 17.30.517(1)(d)(ix);

(f) multi-family sewage disposal systems reviewed and approved by the Department of Public Health and Human Services under Title 50, chapters 50, 51, and 52, MCA, and multi-family sewage disposal systems reviewed and approved by local boards of health under Title 50, chapter 2, MCA, after May 1, 1998. However, this exclusion does not apply to aerobic package plant systems, mechanical treatment plants, and nutrient removal systems, which require a high degree of operation and maintenance, or systems which require monitoring pursuant to ARM 17.30.517(1)(d)(ix);

(g) public sewage systems that apply reclaimed wastewater at agronomic rates to land as a method of disposal and that have been reviewed and approved by the department under Title 75, chapter 6, MCA, and ARM 17.38.101;

(h) public sewage systems that discharge unrestricted reclaimed wastewater and that have been reviewed and approved under Title 75, chapter 6, MCA, and ARM 17.38.101. Discharges of unrestricted reclaimed wastewater excluded under this rule remain subject to the monitoring and reporting requirements imposed as a condition of approval under ARM 17.38.101(8)(c).

(2) Notwithstanding the exclusions set forth in (1), all sources are subject to the provisions of ARM 17.30.1001 through 17.30.1003, 17.30.1010, 17.30.1011, and 17.30.1045. Furthermore, any excluded source which the department determines may be causing or is likely to cause violations of ground water quality standards may be required to submit monitoring information pursuant to 75-5-602, MCA.

History: 75-5-401, MCA; IMP, 75-5-401, 75-5-602, MCA; NEW, 1982 MAR p. 1937, Eff. 10/29/82; TRANS, from DHES, and AMD, 1996 MAR p. 1499, Eff. 6/7/96; AMD, 1997 MAR p. 402, Eff. 2/25/97; AMD, 1998 MAR p. 1164, Eff. 5/1/98; AMD, 2012 MAR p. 2067, Eff. 10/12/12.

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