A boiler is an equipment unit that uses a fuel source (e.g. natural gas, propane, or oil) to produce hot water or steam. Boilers are used for heating water, space heating, and steam generation. Process heaters and steam generators are included under boiler equipment units.
Boilers do not include dryers in which the material being dried is in direct contact with the products of combustion (e.g. cement or lime kilns, glass melting furnaces, or smelters). Please see Drying Ovens.
Boilers, process heaters and steam generators with a rated heat input capacity of 1 million British Thermal Unit (BTU) per hour or greater.
Boilers, process heaters and steam generators of any size, that are not fired exclusively on natural gas, liquid petroleum gas, or any combination thereof.
Boilers, process heaters and steam generators that are used in hte same process or connected to the same header and have a combined rated heat input capacity of 1 million BTU per hour or greater.
Additional Permitting Information
Regardless of the aggregate heat input, individual boilers or water heaters rated at under 1 million BTU per hour are subject to Rule 414.
A complete permit application must include the forms listed below. To begin, please read the application instructions Application
Instructions - B100.
G100 - General Application Form
G101 - General Information
B100 - Boiler Summary
HRA100 - Health Risk Assessment
Permit Application Fees
All permit fee are based on District Rule 301.
For new equipment, please use Schedule 2 in the Permit Fee Schedule to determine your initial application fee. For questions regarding the application fee, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (916) 874-4800.
Application may be submitted by one of the following options:
via email at email@example.com
via mail to SMAQMD, 777 12th Street 3rd Floor, Sacramento, CA 95814
in person at SMAQMD, 777 12th Street,
Sacramento, CA 95814 (document drop box available outside Suite 300)
All applications must be submitted with the appropriate fee in order to be accepted. Application fees may be paid with a check or credit/debit card. If you submit your application separately from the fee, please make sure to inform the District by calling (916) 874-4800 or emailing at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To contact Permitting staff please call (916) 874-4800 or email email@example.com.