Major Source Permits (District of Columbia)

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Place District of Columbia
Applies to Municipality District of Columbia


Name Major Source Permits (District of Columbia)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Natural Gas
Active Policy Yes

Implementing Sector State/Province

Program Administrator District Department of the Environment
Primary Website

Last Review 2014-09-15


The District reviews designs for new pollution sources and design modifications for existing sources. Permits are issued to allow sources to emit limited and specified amounts of pollution as allowed by air quality laws and regulations. Major sources include power plants, heating plants, and large printing facilities. Three types of permits are issued: pre-construction review permits; new source review permits; and operating permits. These permits include conditions intended to minimize emissions of air pollutants and ensure proper operation of the regulated source.

Policy Contact

Contact Name Stephen S. Ours
Department District Department of the Environment

Address 1200 First Street NE

Place Washington, D.C.
Zip/Postal Code 20002
Phone 202.535.1747


Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: Title 20 DCMR Chapter 2