Graphic arts operations consist of five types of printing operations, namely: flexographic, lithographic, letterpress, screen printing and gravure. It also includes coating or laminating operation on flexible packaging materials manufactured for the packaging industry. Coating operations, which are performed by a machine having only coating units and no printing units, are not graphic arts operations. However, a stand-alone coating operation in flexographic printing is classified as graphic arts operation.
A Permit is required for all graphic arts operation which would emit any pollutant (reactive organic compounds), without the benefit of an air pollution control device, greater than or equal to 2 pounds in any 24 hours period.
Modification of Existing Graphic Arts Printing Equipment:
Change of Location or Ownership of Existing Graphic Arts Printing Equipment:
Equipment Installed Without an Authority to Construct:
An application will not be accepted for processing until it is deemed complete. The following will be required in order for the SacMetro AQMD to make a completeness determination.
Completed application Forms G100, G101, PP100 and HRA100 with the original signature of the owner/proprietor or responsible officer of the company.
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.