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NSR Guidance for Painting Operations

Overview of air permitting requirements and options for new painting operations. Links to relevant rules, guidance, and forms.

This information is intended to be used by permit applicants to help ensure a complete application and expedited application review. We encourage applicants to use this information when preparing and submitting NSR applications to promote faster action by the agency.

Common Information

Potential Additional Sources

The following are additional facilities that are commonly permitted during a permit action for the facility:

Best Available Control Technology (BACT)

The following tables contain information regarding the level of emissions control required or the amount of emissions allowed from the facility.

Boilerplate Conditions

The following are examples of permit conditions that may be applicable for this type of facility:

Additional Information

  • Emission Calculations - Please contact the TCEQ Air Permits Coatings Section for information.
  • Current Policy Memos - Guidance regarding current Air Permits Division (APD) policies
  • Historical Policy Memos - Historical APD policies
  • Applicable Rules and Regulations - Specific state and federal rules and regulations that may pertain to this type of facility

  • Note: The sample documents below are in MS Word and Excel format.
  • Sample Application Process for Painting Operations
    • Application (DOC)
    • Emission Calculations (DOC)
    • New Coating Calculation Worksheet (XLS)
    • Plot Plan (XLS)
    • Process Flow Diagram (XLS)
    • Table 1 (XLS)
    • Table 1a (XLS)
    • Table 19 (XLS)
    • Table 20 (XLS)
    • Table 21 (XLS)

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