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ATCP 93.145(3)(b) (b) Where registration information in full compliance with s. ATCP 93.140 (3) is submitted for a newly installed tank, the department shall use that information as the permit application.
ATCP 93.145(4) (4)Permit processing.
ATCP 93.145(4)(a)(a) The department shall review and make a determination on the permit application within 30 business days of receipt of the completed forms and required information.
ATCP 93.145(4)(b) (b) Upon review and acceptance of the required forms, information and fees specified in sub. (3), the department shall issue an underground storage tank operating permit for each storage tank.
ATCP 93.145(4)(c) (c) The department may decide to not issue or to not renew an operating permit for a tank if the department finds that there has been significant noncompliance with either this chapter or orders issued pursuant to this chapter. Upon making this decision, the department shall inform the owner or operator in writing of the reasons for the decision.
ATCP 93.145 Note Note: See s. ATCP 93.190 for requirements relating to appealing a decision by the department.
ATCP 93.145(5) (5)Permit posting. Each permit to operate shall be posted at the premises where the tank is located, and in a location where the permit is visible to the public. The posted permit shall be maintained in a legible state.
ATCP 93.145(6) (6)Permit expiration and renewal.
ATCP 93.145(6)(a)1.1. The underground storage tank permit to operate shall annually expire on the 28th day of the month specified in the initially issued permit, except as provided in subd. 2.
ATCP 93.145(6)(a)2. 2. When a change of ownership occurs, the permit to operate shall expire upon completion of the real estate transaction.
ATCP 93.145(6)(b)1.1. The department shall send the tank owner of record a permit renewal notice and online renewal instructions before the expiration of the current permit, except as provided in subd. 2.
ATCP 93.145(6)(b)2. 2. Where a change of ownership occurs, the department shall send the new tank owner a permit application, form TR-WM-152, within 15 business days of being notified of the change of ownership, as addressed in s. ATCP 93.150.
ATCP 93.145(6)(c) (c) To renew a permit, the tank owner shall complete all of the information required in the online application including all of the following information:
ATCP 93.145(6)(c)1. 1. Proof of financial responsibility in accordance with subch. VII.
ATCP 93.145(6)(c)2. 2. An affidavit of financial responsibility in accordance with s. ATCP 93.745 (2) (j).
ATCP 93.145(6)(c)3. 3. Any fees due to the department as assessed under this chapter or ch. ATCP 94.
ATCP 93.145(6)(c)4. 4. Test results specified in the online application.
ATCP 93.145(7) (7)Permit suspension.
ATCP 93.145(7)(a)1.1. The department may suspend any permit issued under this section, upon determining that operation of any involved tank constitutes an imminent hazard to human health or the environment, or that financial responsibility required in subch. VII has been discontinued.
ATCP 93.145(7)(a)2. 2. When suspending a permit, the department shall inform the owner or operator in writing of the reasons for the suspension.
ATCP 93.145(7)(b) (b) Upon suspension of a permit, all dispensing from any involved tank shall cease, and the department may order the owner or operator to properly empty the tank.
ATCP 93.145(7)(c) (c) The department may reinstate a suspended permit upon determining that the hazard or financial responsibility failure which resulted in the suspension no longer exists.
ATCP 93.145 Note Note: See s. ATCP 93.190 for requirements relating to appealing a decision by the department.
ATCP 93.145 History History: CR 17-092: cr. Register October 2019 No. 766, eff. 11-1-19; correction in (6) (c) (intro.) made under s. 35.17, Stats., Register October 2019 No. 766.
ATCP 93.150 ATCP 93.150 Change of ownership.
ATCP 93.150(1)(1)Any person taking ownership of a storage tank registered under s. ATCP 93.140 shall notify the department of the change of ownership within 15 business days.
ATCP 93.150(2) (2) The ownership-change notification shall be on form TR-WM-118, TR-WM-137, or TR-WM-153, as provided by the department and shall include all of the following:
ATCP 93.150(2)(a) (a) The name and address of the new owner and of a local contact person.
ATCP 93.150(2)(b) (b) The date the documents evidencing the ownership transfer are executed.
ATCP 93.150(2)(c) (c) The name of the previous owner.
ATCP 93.150(2)(d) (d) The address of all locations included in the change of ownership that have tanks which are subject to the registration requirements in s. ATCP 93.140.
ATCP 93.150(2)(e) (e) A copy of the newly recorded deed showing the new owner or other official documentation of ownership as approved by the department.
ATCP 93.150 Note Note: A land contract does not meet the requirement for documentation of ownership change.
ATCP 93.150(2)(f) (f) Proof of financial responsibility in accordance with subch. VII and an affidavit of financial responsibility in accordance with s. ATCP 93.745 (2) (j).
ATCP 93.150 Note Note: Form TR-WM-118– Aboveground Flammable/Combustible/Hazardous Liquid Storage Tank Registration, form TR-WM-137 — Underground Flammable/Combustible/Hazardous Liquid Storage Tank Registration, and form TR-WM-153 — Change of Ownership, Flammable/Combustible/Hazardous Liquid Storage Tank Registration are available from the Bureau of Weights and Measures, PO Box 8911, Madison, WI 53708-8911, or at telephone (608) 224-4942. Forms TR-WM-118 and 137 are also available from the Division's Web site at https://datcp.wi.gov/Pages/Programs_Services/PetroleumHazStorageTanks.aspx.
ATCP 93.150(3) (3) A permit application, form TR-WM-152, if required under s. ATCP 93.145 (1), shall be completed and submitted to the department within 15 business days of its receipt and shall include all of the following:
ATCP 93.150(3)(a) (a) Proof of financial responsibility in accordance with subch. VII.
ATCP 93.150(3)(b) (b) An affidavit of financial responsibility in accordance with s. ATCP 93.745 (2) (j)
ATCP 93.150 Note Note: If proof of financial responsibility and the affidavit are submitted under sub. (2) (f), it is not required to re-submit under sub. (3).
ATCP 93.150(3)(c) (c) Any fees due to the department as assessed under this chapter or ch. ATCP 94.
ATCP 93.150(3)(d) (d) Test results as specified in the permit application.
ATCP 93.150(4) (4) All records that are required to be retained under either s. ATCP 93.400 (11) or 93.500 (9) shall be transferred to the new owner or operator.
ATCP 93.150 Note Note: Marketer facilities should refer to: https://datcp.wi.gov/Pages/Programs_Services/StorageTankContacts.aspx. Non-marketer facilities should refer to: https://datcp.wi.gov/Pages/Programs_Services/StorageTankContacts.aspx.
ATCP 93.150 History History: CR 17-092: cr. Register October 2019 No. 766, eff. 11-1-19.
ATCP 93.1605 ATCP 93.1605Fees relating to storage tanks for liquids that are flammable, combustible or federally regulated hazardous substances.
ATCP 93.1605(1)(1)Plan examination and inspection fees. Fees for the examination of plans, site inspections and reinspections for tanks used for the storage of liquids that are flammable, combustible or federally regulated hazardous substances shall be determined in accordance with Table 93.1605.
ATCP 93.1605(1m) (1m)Projects initiated without plan approval. The plan examination fees specified in Table 93.1605 shall be doubled for projects where the installation, erection, or construction was initiated without the required departmental approval.
ATCP 93.1605(2) (2)Groundwater fee. Pursuant to s. 168.23 (5), Stats., in addition to any fee charged by the department by rule for plan review and approval for the construction of a new or additional installation or change in operation of a previously approved installation for the storage, handling or use of flammable, combustible or hazardous liquids, the department shall collect a groundwater fee of $100 for each plan review submittal that includes at least one storage tank with a 1,000 gallon or greater capacity. The fees collected under this subsection shall be credited to the environmental fund for environmental management.
ATCP 93.1605(3) (3)Reinspection fee. The contractor, when performing activities covered under s. ATCP 93.240 (16) to (19), shall pay the reinspection fee to the authorized agent or the department if a return trip is required due to any of the following or is required to reschedule a trip on less than 24 hours of notice for any of the following:
ATCP 93.1605(3)(a) (a) Failure to have the tank system accessible for inspection on the date and time specified for inspection.
ATCP 93.1605(3)(b) (b) Installation inspection points that are incomplete on the date and time specified for inspection.
ATCP 93.1605(3)(c) (c) Failure to correct deficiencies by the date and time specified for inspection.
ATCP 93.1605 Note Note: Section ATCP 93.240 (16) covers aboveground tank system installation certification requirements. Section ATCP 93.240 (17) covers underground tank system installation certification requirements. Section ATCP 93.240 (18) covers tank system lining certification requirements. Section ATCP 93.240 (19) covers tank system removing and cleaning certification requirements.
ATCP 93.1605(4) (4)Special inspection fee. The owner or operator shall pay the miscellaneous inspection fee specified in sub. (5) to the authorized agent or the department for any of the following reasons:
ATCP 93.1605(4)(a) (a) Replacement of identical equipment where the department or local program operator has waived the plan submittal requirement.
ATCP 93.1605(4)(b) (b) Pre-operational inspection required by the department as a result of compliance orders where plan submittal is not required.
ATCP 93.1605(5) (5)Special inspection fee; amount. Any miscellaneous inspection fees assessed under this subsection or s. ATCP 93.115 (3) (c) 2. shall be assessed at the following rates:
ATCP 93.1605(5)(a) (a) $160 per inspection for a facility with only aboveground storage tanks.
ATCP 93.1605(5)(b) (b) $240 per inspection for a facility with at least one underground storage tank.
ATCP 93.1605(5)(c) (c) If applicable, any additional actual costs for special circumstances may be assessed.
Table 93.1605
Plan Examination and Inspection Fees for Liquid Storage Tanks - See PDF for table PDF
ATCP 93.1605 Note Note: For all tanks which have a capacity of less than 5,000 gallons and which are reviewed by a local program operator, no state fees are required. The local program operator shall charge a fee which must be at least equal to the fee in this table, but which does not include the groundwater fee in sub. (2).
* If the department is conducting plan review in the absence of an assigned local program operator, the appropriate Table 93.1605 fees must be submitted, along with the groundwater fee in sub. (2). Further information on where local program operators perform reviews is available at the following Web site: https://datcp.wi.gov/Pages/Programs_Services/PetroleumHazStorageTanks.aspx.
** A point-of-sale system is any dispensing system that will authorize fuel dispensing by means of key, card or code activation. These conversions are reviewed by local program operators.
*** These reviews are performed only by the department.
ATCP 93.1605 History History: CR 17-092: cr. Register October 2019 No. 766, eff. 11-1-19; correction in (3) (intro.), (5) (intro.),made under s. 35.17, Stats., and correction in (5) (b) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 12., Stats., Register October 2019 No. 766.
ATCP 93.165 ATCP 93.165 Alternate forms. Although various sections of this chapter include a requirement to record certain information on a particularly specified department form, that requirement may be met by recording the same information in the same format on an alternate form if that form is approved by the department.
ATCP 93.165 History History: CR 17-092: cr. Register October 2019 No. 766, eff. 11-1-19.
ATCP 93.170 ATCP 93.170 Petition for variance. The department shall consider and may grant a variance to a provision of this chapter. The petition for variance shall establish an equivalency which meets the intent of this chapter.
ATCP 93.170(1) (1)Applications for petition for variance. A petition for variance must include all of the following:
ATCP 93.170(1)(a) (a) A completed and notarized petition for variance form, TR-WM-129.
ATCP 93.170(1)(b) (b) A petition for variance fee of $300.00.
ATCP 93.170(1)(c) (c) If the petition is requesting a variance from building or property setback requirements, a position statement completed by the fire department having jurisdiction.
ATCP 93.170(2) (2)Department Action.
ATCP 93.170(2)(a)(a) Upon receipt of the petition for variance, including all required information, the department shall evaluate the petition for variance and determine if it provides for an equivalency which meets the intent of this chapter.
ATCP 93.170(2)(b) (b) If additional information is needed, the department shall notify the owner in writing of the specific information required.
ATCP 93.170(2)(c) (c) If the department determines that the petition for variance provides an equivalency, the department shall approve the variance.
ATCP 93.170(2)(e) (e) If the department determines that the petition for variance does not provide an equivalency, the department may:
ATCP 93.170(2)(e)1. 1. Approve the petition for variance subject to specific conditions determined by the department which shall establish an equivalency which meets the intent of the rule;
ATCP 93.170(2)(e)2. 2. Grant a temporary variance to delay enforcement of a rule to a specified date, not to exceed one year. In requesting the variance, the petitioner shall demonstrate that all available steps are being taken to safeguard the public and environment and shall possess and describe a program for coming into compliance with the rule as quickly as possible. A temporary variance may be renewed no more than twice, not to exceed one year each, and only if the petitioner files an application for renewal at least 90 calendar days before expiration of the temporary variance;
ATCP 93.170(2)(e)3. 3. Grant an experimental variance to allow the petitioner to participate in an experiment approved by the department to demonstrate or validate new or improved techniques to safeguard the public and the environment; or
ATCP 93.170(2)(e)4. 4. Deny the petition for variance.
ATCP 93.170(3) (3)Notification of petition for variance determination. The department shall notify the petitioner in writing of the petition for variance determination, including any conditions of approval. Any denial shall include the reason for denial and information on the appeals procedure.
ATCP 93.170(4) (4)Time limit for processing. The department shall review and make a determination on an application for a petition for variance within 30 business days.
ATCP 93.170(5) (5)Modifications and revisions.
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Published under s. 35.93, Stats. Updated on the first day of each month. Entire code is always current. The Register date on each page is the date the chapter was last published.