California Code of Regulations
Title 14 - Natural Resources
Division 7 - Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery
Chapter 3 - Minimum Standards for Solid Waste Handling and Disposal
Article 5.5 - Waste Tire Storage and Disposal Standards
Section 17350 - Applicability

Universal Citation: 14 CA Code of Regs 17350

Current through Register 2023 Notice Reg. No. 52, December 29, 2023

(a) A waste tire facility, including a permitted facility and a facility excluded or exempt from permitting requirements, that stores a total of 500 or more waste tires, or a solid waste facility that stores a total of 500 or more waste tires, shall comply with the technical and operational requirements of Division 7, Chapter 3 Article 5.5 of Title 14 of the California Code of Regulations. Any tire in a pile or tires that cannot be verified by the Department or a representative of the Department, at the time of inspection, as meeting the requirements of Public Resources Code section 42806.5 shall be counted as waste tires.

(1) Waste tires stored outdoors shall comply with the technical and operational standards set forth in sections 17351 through 17354, and sections 17357 through 17359 of this Article.

(2) Waste tires stored indoors shall comply with the technical and operational standards set forth in sections 17351, 17352, 17353, and sections 17356 through 17359 of this Article.

(b) Waste tires that are disposed of by burying at a solid waste disposal facility are addressed in section 17355 of this Article.

(c) For purposes of determining the applicability of this Chapter, altered waste tires shall be counted as passenger tire equivalents as that term is defined in section 17225.770 of this Chapter.

(d) The Department and/or the authorized representative of the Department for a jurisdiction in which a waste tire facility or solid waste facility is located may inspect any waste tire facility that is permitted, excluded, exempt, or otherwise authorized by the Department, statute or regulation. This inspection may be for compliance with applicable technical, operational and/or disposal standards, and waste tire facility permit terms and conditions.

(e) Nothing in this Article shall be construed as relieving any owner or operator from obtaining and operating under the terms and conditions of the California Fire Code, all use permits, business licenses, and other approvals required by applicable local fire code authorities and local governments.

(f) All waste tire facilities shall comply with recordkeeping requirements in sections 17357 and 17358 of this Article.

1. New section filed 2-10-92 as an emergency; operative 2-10-92 (Register 92, No. 21). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL 6-9-92 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
2. New section refiled 5-29-92 as an emergency; operative 6-8-92 (Register 92, No. 25). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 10-6-92 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
3. New section refiled 9-28-92 as an emergency; operative 10-6-92 (Register 92, No. 40). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 2-3-92 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
4. New section refiled 1-25-93 as an emergency; operative 2-2-93 (Register 93, No. 5). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL 5-25-93 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
5. Certificate of Compliance as to 1-25-93 order transmitted to OAL 5-26-93; disapproved by OAL on 6-22-93 (Register 93, No. 26).
6. New section filed 6-22-93 as an emergency; operative 6-22-93 (Register 93, No. 26). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL 10-20-93 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
7. Editorial correction of HISTORY 4 (Register 93, No. 26).
8. Certificate of Compliance as to 6-22-93 emergency order including repealer and adoption of section transmitted to OAL 9-23-93 and filed 11-3-93 (Register 93, No. 45).
9. Repealer of subsection (b) filed 6-16-98 as an emergency; operative 6-16-98 (Register 98, No. 25). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 10-14-98 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
10. Reinstatement of section as it existed prior to 6-16-98 emergency amendment by operation of Government Code section 11346.1(g) (Register 98, No. 46).
11. Repealer of subsection (b) filed 11-9-98 as an emergency; operative 11-9-98 (Register 98, No. 46). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 3-9-99 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
12. Repealer of subsection (b) refiled 3-5-99 as an emergency; operative 3-5-99 (Register 99, No. 10). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 7-6-99 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
13. Repealer of subsection (b) refiled 7-2-99 as an emergency; operative 7-6-99 (Register 99, No. 27). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 11-3-99 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
14. Repealer of subsection (b) refiled 10-29-99 as an emergency; operative 10-29-99 (Register 99, No. 44). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 2-28-2000 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
15. Certificate of Compliance as to 10-29-99 order transmitted to OAL 2-22-2000 and filed 3-31-2000 (Register 2000, No. 13).
16. Repealer and new section heading and amendment of section filed 4-1-2003; operative 5-1-2003 (Register 2003, No. 14).
17. Amendment of section and NOTE filed 9-29-2014; operative 10-29-2014 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4(b)(3) (Register 2014, No. 40).

Note: Authority cited: Sections 40502, 42820, 42821, 42830, 42832 and 43020, Public Resources Code. Reference: Sections 42820, 42821, 42830, 42832 and 43020, Public Resources Code.

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