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49-762.05. Self-certification procedures; rules
A. The owner or operator of a solid waste facility identified in section 49-762.01 shall comply with the self-certification requirements prescribed by this section and rules adopted by the director.
B. The owner or operator of a new solid waste facility may be required by rule to submit some or all of the following information to the department before the start of construction:
1. Design and operational plans or other documents necessary to describe the design of the facility and the practices and methods that are or will be used to comply with the design and operation rules adopted by the director for that type of facility.
2. A demonstration of financial assurance in accordance with section 49-770.
3. A demonstration of compliance with either local zoning laws or section 49-767.
4. A demonstration of the issuance of other environmental permits that are required by statute.
5. A copy of the public notice in a newspaper of general circulation in the area in which a new solid waste facility will be located. The public notice shall state the intent to construct and operate a new solid waste facility pursuant to this subsection.
C. The owner or operator of an existing solid waste facility may be required by rule to submit some or all of the information described in subsection B, paragraphs 1 through 4 of this section within one hundred eighty days after the adoption of design and operation rules for that type of facility.
D. The owner or operator shall maintain all documents required by statute or rule at the solid waste facility or any other location as determined by rule, and those documents shall be made available for inspection pursuant to section 49-763.
E. An owner or operator making a substantial change to a solid waste facility shall submit documentation to the department before the start of construction stating that the facility will remain in compliance with the design and operation rules for that type of facility. The owner or operator of a solid waste facility that makes any changes in its compliance with subsection B, paragraph 2 or 3 of this section shall submit copies of those changes to the department.
F. A person making a submittal under this section shall certify in writing that the information submitted is true, accurate and complete to the best of the person's knowledge and belief.
G. Self-certified facilities identified in section 49-762.01 are not subject to the location restrictions of section 49-772.
H. The department shall collect from the applicant registration fees. After the effective date of this amendment to this section, the department shall establish by rule registration fees, including maximum fees. As part of the rule making process, there must be public notice and comment and a review of the rule by the joint legislative budget committee. After September 30, 2013, the department shall not increase those fees by rule without specific statutory authority for the increase. Fees collected pursuant to this section shall be deposited, pursuant to sections 35-146 and 35-147, in the solid waste fee fund established by section 49-881.
I. An owner or operator of more than one solid waste facility identified in section 49-762.01 that conducts similar activities with similar waste streams may submit one self-certification filing for all such facilities if the owner or operator has received prior approval from the director and has complied with rules for self-certification that are adopted by the director.