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Portable Equipment Registration Program (PERP)

The Portable Equipment Registration Program (PERP) is a statewide program created by the California Air Resources Board (CARB) to register portable equipment as an alternative to securing a permit from one of the 35 local air quality control or management districts. CARB administers the PERP program and the Sac Metro Air District enforces the requirements of the program.  Go to CARB's PERP website or see links below for complete program information including applications, fees and other requirements.

Eligibility​

PERP registered equipment may operate under specific conditions throughout the state without obtaining a stationary source permit to operate, as long as they are not considered to be part of a stationary source.  For more information about what is considered a stationary source please reference this document Explanation & Examples of Uses of PERP or contact the Sac Metro Air District.

Generally, portable engines over 50 hp and portable equipment units that emit particulate matter greater than 2.0 pounds per day cannot be operated within the jurisdiction of the Sac Metro Air District without either a permit to operate or PERP registration. In some cases, portable equipment may be ineligible for PERP registration and a permit to operate is the only option for the legal use of the equipment in Sacramento County.

​PERP Inspections and Notifications

Inspections

If your equipment is home-districted in Sacramento County you are required to contact Sac Metro Air District to arrange for an inspection within 45 days after the date of the initial issuance or renewal of a PERP registration.

Notifications

If a registered equipment unit will be at a location within Sacramento County for more than 5 days notification to Sac Metro Air District is required within 2 days of commencing operations.

Inspection requests and notifications can be made in the following ways:

  1. Call (916) 874-4800 to schedule the inspection

  2. E-mail perp@airquality.org

  3. Request an inspection using CARB's online notification site

 

 

Regional Compliance Agreement for Tier 0http://www.airquality.org/StationarySources/Documents/PERPTier0ModelComplianceAgreement.pdfRegional Compliance Agreement for Tier 0Recordkeeping Forms
Portable Equipment Recordkeeping formhttp://www.airquality.org/StationarySources/Documents/PERPRecordkeepingform.pdfPortable Equipment Recordkeeping formRecordkeeping Forms
16-1 PERP upcoming amendmentshttp://www.airquality.org/StationarySources/Documents/adv 16-1 PERP Upcoming Amendments.pdf16-1 PERP upcoming amendmentsAdvisories
15-01 PERP Equipment and Engineshttp://www.airquality.org/StationarySources/Documents/adv 15-01 PERP equipment.pdf15-01 PERP Equipment and EnginesAdvisories

 

 

IC Engine Spark Ignited Standby Gaseous Fuels (Excluding Biogas) BACT 208 & 209http://www.airquality.org/StationarySources/Documents/IC Engine Spark Ignited Standby Gaseous Fuels (Excluding Biogas) BACT 208 and 209.pdfIC Engine Spark Ignited Standby Gaseous Fuels (Excluding Biogas) BACT 208 & 209
Notice of Final Decision Approving Authority to Construct 25368 for Procter & Gamblehttp://www.airquality.org/StationarySources/Lists/NewsandNotices/DispForm.aspx?ID=102Notice of Final Decision Approving Authority to Construct 25368 for Procter & Gamble
EV25368http://www.airquality.org/StationarySources/Documents/EV25368.pdfEV25368
AC25368http://www.airquality.org/StationarySources/Documents/AC25368.pdfAC25368
Engine Survey 2018 Logohttp://www.airquality.org/StationarySources/PublishingImages/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=17Engine Survey 2018 Logo
Metal Melting Furnace for Bronze Casting BACT 211http://www.airquality.org/StationarySources/Documents/Metal Melting Furnace for Bronze Casting BACT 211.pdfMetal Melting Furnace for Bronze Casting BACT 211
Annual Engine Survey Formhttp://www.airquality.org/StationarySources/Documents/Annual Engine Survey Form.xlsxAnnual Engine Survey FormAnnual Engine Survey
Final Decision Approving Authorities to Construct for SMUD Financing Authority (A/Cs 25800 & 25801)http://www.airquality.org/StationarySources/Lists/NewsandNotices/DispForm.aspx?ID=101Final Decision Approving Authorities to Construct for SMUD Financing Authority (A/Cs 25800 & 25801)
EV25800 - 25801http://www.airquality.org/StationarySources/Documents/EV25800 - 25801.pdfEV25800 - 25801
AC25800-25801http://www.airquality.org/StationarySources/Documents/AC25800-25801.pdfAC25800-25801
BACT Clearinghousehttp://www.airquality.org/StationarySources/Documents/BACT Clearinghouse.pdfBACT ClearinghouseReference Document
Final Decision Approving the Renewal of Title V Operating Permit for SFPP, L.P. Bradshaw Terminal - No. TV2012-04-02Ahttp://www.airquality.org/StationarySources/Lists/NewsandNotices/DispForm.aspx?ID=100Final Decision Approving the Renewal of Title V Operating Permit for SFPP, L.P. Bradshaw Terminal - No. TV2012-04-02A
PERMIT - TV2012-04-02A - SFPP 6-6-2018http://www.airquality.org/StationarySources/Documents/PERMIT - TV2012-04-02A - SFPP 6-6-2018.pdfPERMIT - TV2012-04-02A - SFPP 6-6-2018
SOB - TV2012-04-02A 3RD RENEWAL - SFPPhttp://www.airquality.org/StationarySources/Documents/SOB - TV2012-04-02A 3RD RENEWAL - SFPP.pdfSOB - TV2012-04-02A 3RD RENEWAL - SFPP
Final Decision Approving the Renewal of Title V Operating Permit for D&T Fiberglass Company, Inc. - No. TV2013-18-01http://www.airquality.org/StationarySources/Lists/NewsandNotices/DispForm.aspx?ID=99Final Decision Approving the Renewal of Title V Operating Permit for D&T Fiberglass Company, Inc. - No. TV2013-18-01
PERMIT - TV2013-18-01 DT - 2ND RENEWALhttp://www.airquality.org/StationarySources/Documents/PERMIT - TV2013-18-01 DT - 2ND RENEWAL.pdfPERMIT - TV2013-18-01 DT - 2ND RENEWAL
Final Decision Approving the Renewal of Title V Operating Permit for Sacramento Cogeneration Authority - No. TV2012-12-01http://www.airquality.org/StationarySources/Lists/NewsandNotices/DispForm.aspx?ID=98Final Decision Approving the Renewal of Title V Operating Permit for Sacramento Cogeneration Authority - No. TV2012-12-01
PERMIT - TV2012-12-01 SCA 2nd Renewalhttp://www.airquality.org/StationarySources/Documents/PERMIT - TV2012-12-01 SCA 2nd Renewal.pdfPERMIT - TV2012-12-01 SCA 2nd Renewal
SOB - TV2012-12-01 2nd Renewalhttp://www.airquality.org/StationarySources/Documents/SOB - TV2012-12-01 2nd Renewal.pdfSOB - TV2012-12-01 2nd Renewal
Notice of Preliminary Decision Approving Authority to Construct No. 25811 for Parker Landscape Development, Inc.http://www.airquality.org/StationarySources/Lists/NewsandNotices/DispForm.aspx?ID=97Notice of Preliminary Decision Approving Authority to Construct No. 25811 for Parker Landscape Development, Inc.
EV25811http://www.airquality.org/StationarySources/Documents/EV25811.pdfEV25811
ATC25811http://www.airquality.org/StationarySources/Documents/ATC25811.pdfATC25811
Public Notice 25811http://www.airquality.org/StationarySources/Documents/Public Notice 25811.pdfPublic Notice 25811
SOB -TV2013-18-01 DT - 2ND RENEWAL SOBhttp://www.airquality.org/StationarySources/Documents/SOB -TV2013-18-01 DT - 2ND RENEWAL SOB.pdfSOB -TV2013-18-01 DT - 2ND RENEWAL SOB
Tortilla Oven ≤ 500 °F and < 19 MMBtu/hr BACT 206http://www.airquality.org/StationarySources/Documents/Tortilla Oven 500 F and 19 MMBtu per hr BACT 206.pdfTortilla Oven ≤ 500 °F and < 19 MMBtu/hr BACT 206
Preliminary Decision to Approve Authorities to Construct for Sacramento Power Authority (SPA) (A/C 25725)http://www.airquality.org/StationarySources/Lists/NewsandNotices/DispForm.aspx?ID=96Preliminary Decision to Approve Authorities to Construct for Sacramento Power Authority (SPA) (A/C 25725)
ev25725 final 11-14-18http://www.airquality.org/StationarySources/Documents/ev25725 final 11-14-18.pdfev25725 final 11-14-18
Notice of Preliminary Decision Approving Authority to Construct No. 25596 for The City of Sacramento’s Public Works Solid Waste Divisionhttp://www.airquality.org/StationarySources/Lists/NewsandNotices/DispForm.aspx?ID=95Notice of Preliminary Decision Approving Authority to Construct No. 25596 for The City of Sacramento’s Public Works Solid Waste Division
Notice of New BACT Determination for Public Review: BACT #198 – Non-hazardous Landfill Gas Flarehttp://www.airquality.org/StationarySources/Lists/NewsandNotices/DispForm.aspx?ID=94Notice of New BACT Determination for Public Review: BACT #198 – Non-hazardous Landfill Gas Flare
BACT Determination No 198 - Landfill Gas Flarehttp://www.airquality.org/StationarySources/Documents/BACT Determination No 198 - Landfill Gas Flare.pdfBACT Determination No 198 - Landfill Gas Flare
Notice of New BACT Determinations for Public Review: BACTs #208 & #209 – Spark Ignited I.C. Engines, Standby, Gaseous-Fueled (Excluding Biogas)http://www.airquality.org/StationarySources/Lists/NewsandNotices/DispForm.aspx?ID=93Notice of New BACT Determinations for Public Review: BACTs #208 & #209 – Spark Ignited I.C. Engines, Standby, Gaseous-Fueled (Excluding Biogas)
AC25725 final 11-14-18http://www.airquality.org/StationarySources/Documents/AC25725 final 11-14-18.pdfAC25725 final 11-14-18
EV25596http://www.airquality.org/StationarySources/Documents/EV25596.pdfEV25596
AC25596http://www.airquality.org/StationarySources/Documents/AC25596.pdfAC25596
BACT Determination No 208 209 - Standby Spark Ignited Engine - Gaseous Fuelshttp://www.airquality.org/StationarySources/Documents/BACT Determination No 208 209 - Standby Spark Ignited Engine - Gaseous Fuels.pdfBACT Determination No 208 209 - Standby Spark Ignited Engine - Gaseous Fuels
Notice of New BACT Determination for Public Review: BACT #211 – Bronze Casting Operationshttp://www.airquality.org/StationarySources/Lists/NewsandNotices/DispForm.aspx?ID=92Notice of New BACT Determination for Public Review: BACT #211 – Bronze Casting Operations
BACT Determination No 211 (Bronze Casting)http://www.airquality.org/StationarySources/Documents/BACT Determination No 211 (Bronze Casting).pdfBACT Determination No 211 (Bronze Casting)
Notice of Preliminary Decision Approving Authority to Construct No. 25368 for Procter & Gamble.http://www.airquality.org/StationarySources/Lists/NewsandNotices/DispForm.aspx?ID=91Notice of Preliminary Decision Approving Authority to Construct No. 25368 for Procter & Gamble.
AC25368-PRELIMhttp://www.airquality.org/StationarySources/Documents/AC25368-PRELIM.PDFAC25368-PRELIM
Construction and Demolition Debris Line BACT 195http://www.airquality.org/StationarySources/Documents/Construction and Demolition Debris Line BACT 195.pdfConstruction and Demolition Debris Line BACT 195
Portable Wood Mulch Dyeing Operation BACT 196http://www.airquality.org/StationarySources/Documents/Portable Wood Mulch Dyeing Operation BACT 196.pdfPortable Wood Mulch Dyeing Operation BACT 196
Notice of a preliminary decision approving the renewal of Title V Operating Permit No. TV2016-20-01A for the operations located at RagingWire Data Centers, Inc.http://www.airquality.org/StationarySources/Lists/NewsandNotices/DispForm.aspx?ID=90Notice of a preliminary decision approving the renewal of Title V Operating Permit No. TV2016-20-01A for the operations located at RagingWire Data Centers, Inc.
Notice of New BACT Determination for Public Review: BACT #206 – Tortilla Ovens ≤ 500 °F and < 19 MMBtu/hrhttp://www.airquality.org/StationarySources/Lists/NewsandNotices/DispForm.aspx?ID=89Notice of New BACT Determination for Public Review: BACT #206 – Tortilla Ovens ≤ 500 °F and < 19 MMBtu/hr
TV2016-20-01A RagingWire SOB drafthttp://www.airquality.org/StationarySources/Documents/TV2016-20-01A RagingWire SOB draft.pdfTV2016-20-01A RagingWire SOB draft
TV2016-20-01A RagingWire Permit drafthttp://www.airquality.org/StationarySources/Documents/TV2016-20-01A RagingWire Permit draft.pdfTV2016-20-01A RagingWire Permit draft
Rule 456 http://www.airquality.org/StationarySources/Documents/456 Package.pdfRule 456 Recordkeeping Forms
B100 - Boilers and Heatershttp://www.airquality.org/StationarySources/Documents/B100.pdfB100 - Boilers and HeatersPermit Application Forms
Rule 463http://www.airquality.org/StationarySources/Documents/463 Package.pdfRule 463Recordkeeping
BACT Determination No 206 - Tortilla Ovenhttp://www.airquality.org/StationarySources/Documents/BACT Determination No 206 - Tortilla Oven.pdfBACT Determination No 206 - Tortilla Oven
DRAFT_AQMD_617SteeringComForm_100818http://www.airquality.org/StationarySources/Documents/DRAFT_AQMD_617SteeringComForm_100818.pdfDRAFT_AQMD_617SteeringComForm_100818

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