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25 Pa. Code § 287.623. Public notice and review period.

§ 287.623. Public notice and review period.

 (a)  The Department will publish notice of receipt of an application for a general permit in the Pennsylvania Bulletin when the Department determines that the application is administratively complete.

 (b)  The notice shall include:

   (1)  A brief description of the category of waste and the category of beneficial use or processing of residual waste which is identified in the application.

   (2)  The Departmental address and telephone number at which interested persons or municipalities may obtain further information and review a copy of the application for the general permit.

   (3)  A brief description of the procedures for public comment on the general permit application in accordance with this subchapter.

   (4)  A statement that interested persons or municipalities may submit comments to the Department within 60 days of the publication of the notice, and may recommend conditions upon, revisions to, approval or disapproval of the general permit application.

 (c)  The Department may hold a public meeting or public hearing on the application for a general permit.

 (d)  The Department will approve or deny an application for a general permit within 6 months from the last day of the comment period established in subsection (b). Failure by the Department to comply with this timetable will not be construed to constitute grounds for issuance of a general permit.

 (e)  Upon issuance of a general permit, the Department will place a notice in the Pennsylvania Bulletin of the availability of the general permit.


   The provisions of this §  287.623 amended January 24, 1997, effective January 25, 1997, 27 Pa.B. 521. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (199707) to (199708).

Cross References

   This section cited in 25 Pa. Code §  287.421 (relating to administrative inspections); 25 Pa. Code §  287.601 (relating to scope); 25 Pa. Code §  287.611 (relating to authorization for general permit); 25 Pa. Code §  287.612 (relating to nature of a general permit; substitution for individual applications and permits); 25 Pa. Code §  287.624 (relating to approval or denial of an application); and 25 Pa. Code §  297.1 (relating to scope).

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