The District has published a new "Revised BACT Guidance Document" in November 2023 to serve as a guideline to assist in BACT determinations for permitting of new, modified, replaced, or relocated equipment and processes. The Revised BACT Guidance has updated information related to the use of the federal, state and local districts’ BACT Clearinghouses and Guidelines to determine BACT requirements. The Revised BACT Guidance document can be accessed here on our new BACT Webpage.

Retirement by Request Form for Equipment

Please fill out the form completely. The District will review and process the request. By submitting this form, you are authorizing the retirement of the requested permits.

Owners or operators may, at any time, request retirement of a valid permits(s). Retired permit(s) may be reinstated within six months of the date of retirement. Retired permit can be reinstated within six months of the retirement date by submitting a written request, paying the applicable Annual Operating Fees, a reinstatement fee of $75 and any outstanding late fees. 

If a downloadable form is preferred, please send it to APCDPERMITS@SDAPCD.ORG

If you have any questions pertaining to the submittal of a Retirement by Request Form, you may contact the Permit Processing Staff at (858) 586-2600, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Reference: Rule 40 Permit and Other Fees