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Depaint Tank

​​​Depaint tanks are the removal of permanent coatings from aerospace components or vehicles.  The removal may be done by chemical means or mechanical.  Emissions come from mechanical means generating dust or from VOC emissions from chemical removal.

Who Needs a Permit?

A Permit is required for all depaint tanks that use more than one gallon of solvents during any one day or that Emit more than 2 lbs of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) for any given 24 hour period, calculated without including the benefit of any air pollution control devices installed.

Permit Fees 

  • Use Schedule 9 of the District's general fee rule (see Rule 301, Section 308.10).


  • For modifications, the fee shall be based on Rule 301, Section 306.2.

Permit Application Completeness Determination

An application will not be accepted for processing until it is deemed complete. The following will be required in order for the Sac Metro Air District to make a completeness determination.

  • Completed application Forms G100, G101, DP100, and HRA100 with the original signature of the owner/proprietor or responsible officer of the company.

  • The applicable permit fee, in accordance with Rule 301.

  • Any additional information that may be requested in order to perform a health risk assessment or to better understand the process or the applicability of regulations.

 Documents / Forms



Application Instructions - DP100 Instructions - DP100.pdfApplication Instructions - DP100Application Instructions
DP100 - Depaint Tank - Depaint TankPermit Application Forms
G100 - General Application Form - General Application FormPermit Application Forms
G101 - General Information - General InformationPermit Application Forms
HRA100 - Health Risk Assessment Form - Health Risk Assessment FormPermit Application Forms

Related Rules

Rule Date Last Amended
Permitting Page
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