APCD Permit Application Forms & Fees

Any piece of equipment or project that emits or controls air pollutants requires a permit prior to installation and operation unless it is specifically exempted from the APCD’s permit requirements. Companies must apply for and receive a permit before even purchasing new equipment to know exactly what the permit conditions and other requirements will be before construction, installation, and operation begin. Find more information on types of permits, the permitting process, and exceptions.

Forms used to apply for permits and a guide to applicable fees are found below. Some PDF web viewers may not display forms with fill-in capabilities correctly. We recommend downloading the form for the best results.

Carefully read the instructions below before starting to fill out forms. For quicker processing, send reports and applications for emissions-based permits to our permitting department through this form. Emailed submissions will also need to be submitted either as hardcopy, faxed, or on physical electronic media (CD, floppy, flash drive).

Trouble finding a permit below? Use the "Find Forms" tool at the bottom of the page. 
 

Permitting Fees

Fees associated with permit-related actions are established in APCD Regulation 2.08.
 

FY 2023-2024 Permitting Fees


Fees may be paid with check or money order sent to 701 W. Ormsby Ave. Suite 303, Louisville, KY 40203 and made payable to "Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District". Fees may also be paid with any major credit card EXCEPT American Express by contacting Monica Little at 502-574-7246. Note that filing fees are due at the time of application submittal.  All other fees will be invoiced.

General Construction and Operating Permits

These are the permit application forms to apply for a permit to construct, reconstruct, install, modify or operate a process or air pollution control device. These new permit application forms supersede Form 201 and the AP-xx08 forms which APCD no longer accepts.

General (100s)


Instructions; Revised February 2015



100A: Administrative Information; Revised November 2021 


100B: Emission Unit Definition; Revised March 2021


101X: Request for Temporary Exemption; Revised March 2016
 

Processes (200s)


200A: Generic Process; Revised July 2022


200B: Abrasive Blasting; Revised March 2014


200C: Grain Elevator; Revised March 2014


200D: Silo; Revised March 2014


200E: Combustion Source; Revised March 2014


200F: Crematory; Revised March 2014


200G: Printing Operation; Revised March 2014

200H: Coating Operation; Revised March 2014


200J: Engines; Revised February 2023


200K: Used Oil Heater; Revised March 2014


200L: Asphalt Plant; Revised March 2014


200M: Dry Cleaning; Revised March 2014


200N: VOC Storage Tank; Revised March 2014


200P: Parts Washer; Revised March 2014


200R: Cooling Tower; Revised March 2014
 

Control Devices (300s)


300A: Generic Control Equipment; Revised March 2014


300B: Baghouse; Revised November 2021


300C: Cyclone; Revised March 2014


300D: Settling Chamber; Revised March 2014


300E: Electrostatic Precipitator; Revised March 2014


300F: Chemical Scrubber; Revised March 2014


300G: Reducing Systems; Revised March 2014


300H: Condenser; Revised March 2014


300J: Vapor-Liquid Separator Revised March 2014


300K: Adsorber; Revised March 2014


300L: Thermal Oxidizer; Revised March 2014


300M: Flare; Revised March 2014


300N: Venturi Scrubber; Revised March 2014


300O: Absorber; Revised October 2014
 

Title V and FEDOOP Permits


100C: Emission Data; Revised March 2021


100D: Stack Data; Revised March 2014


100E: Potential to Emit; Revised March 2014


100F: Plantwide Emission Summary; Revised March 2021


100G: Alternative Operating Scenarios; Revised March 2014


100H: Applicable Requirements; Revised March 2021


100J: Compliance Monitoring; Revised March 2014


100K: Compliance Status; Revised March 2014


100L: Compliance Schedule; Revised March 2014


100M: Risk Management Plan; Revised March 2014


100N: Episode Action Plans; Revised March 2014


100P: Insignificant Activities; Revised October 2015


150B: Production Rate; Revised March 2014


900B: Certified Progress Report; Revised March 2014


900C: Emission Reduction Credit; Revised March 2014


9400-O: Title V Annual Compliance Certification; Revised January 2016


9440-O: FEDOOP Annual Compliance Certification; Revised February 2016
 

Registered and Exempted Sources (500s)

Asbestos Permits

In accordance with APCD Regulations 5.04 and 5.13, the APCD regulates renovation, demolition, or building clean-up activity that involves the disturbance of asbestos-containing materials (ACM). Find more information about our Asbestos program here

Asbestos Permits

Gasoline Dispensing (Stage I/Stage II) Permits

Gasoline belongs to a category of chemicals known as volatile organic compounds (VOC), which are a main contributor to ozone formation. To reduce ground level ozone, the APCD requires permits for wholesale, retail, and commercial distribution points of gasoline. More information on gasoline dispensing permits is on our permitting page. 

Gasoline Dispensing Permits


Form APG-A: Application to change the owner or operator of a facility or update information for renewal; Revised March 2016


Form APG-C: Application for permit to modify or construct a facility; Revised March 2016


Form APG-D: Notice of Intent to Decommission Stage II Controls and Decommission Plan Form; Revised May 2016


Form APG-E: Complete Notice - Decommission Stage II Controls and Decommission Plan Form; Revised May 2016
 


Open Burning Permits

Open burning is generally prohibited in Louisville Metro. With advance notice and an open burning permit, exceptions can be made for recreational and ceremonial fires, agricultural fires, and fire-fighting training. You can read more about open burning on this page or find the complete rules for open burning in Louisville Metro in APCD Regulation 1.11.

Open Burning Permits


Activities that are considered trivial or insignificant are not subject to permits.

 

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