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(1) An applicant for a major compost facility license shall submit to the department for approval an application for a license on a form provided by the department and provide at least the following information:

(a) names, addresses, and telephone numbers of each owner or operator, and one or more persons having the authority to take action in the event of an emergency;

(b) legal description and ownership status of the proposed location, including the land owner's name and address and documentation demonstrating that the applicant has approval to operate a major composting facility on the property;

(c) names, addresses, and contact information of abutting property owners;

(d) total acreage of the proposed facility and total acreage to be used for the composting process;

(e) a ground water monitoring plan or a demonstration meeting the requirements of ARM 17.50.1303;

(f) a 1:24,000 site map that delineates within one mile of the proposed facility boundaries basic information including:

(i) surface water, potable and monitoring wells, wetlands, and floodplains;

(ii) residences, fences, buildings, roads, bridges, railroads, airports, and historic sites;

(iii) proposed buildings, fences, roads, and parking areas;

(iv) drainages and culverts;

(v) storage and loading facilities or areas; and

(vi) direction of prevailing winds;

(g) closure and post-closure care plans;

(h) an operation and maintenance plan that meets the requirements of ARM 17.50.1712.

(2) An applicant shall submit with the application a copy of a proposed policy of general liability insurance to cover bodily injury or property damage to third persons caused by sudden accidental occurrences at the facility that meets the requirements of ARM 17.50.1114.


History: 75-10-204, MCA; IMP, 75-10-204, MCA; NEW, 2017 MAR p. 285, Eff. 3/11/17.

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