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Business Taxes Law Guide – Revision 2015
Hazardous Waste Fee Health and Safety Code
CHAPTER 6.5 HAZARDOUS WASTE CONTROL
Article 9. Permitting of Facilities
25201. Necessity of permit or grant of authority. (a) Except as provided in subdivisions (c) and (d), no owner or operator of a storage facility, treatment facility, transfer facility, resource recovery facility, or disposal site shall accept, treat, store, or dispose of a hazardous waste at the facility, area, or site, unless the owner or operator holds a hazardous waste facilities permit or other grant of authorization from the department to use and operate the facility, area, or site, or the owner or operator is operating under a permit-by-rule pursuant to the department's regulations, or a grant of conditional authorization or conditional exemption pursuant to this chapter.
(b) Except as necessary to comply with Section 25159.18, any person planning to construct a new hazardous waste facility or a new hazardous waste management unit, which would manage RCRA hazardous waste, shall obtain a hazardous waste facilities permit or a permit amendment from the department prior to commencing construction.
(c) A hazardous waste facilities permit is not required for a recycle-only household hazardous waste collection facility operated in accordance with subdivision (b) of Section 25218.8.
(d) A hazardous waste facilities permit is not required for a facility that meets the requirements of Section 13263.2 of the Water Code.