Do you have an emergency standby generator – or any other other diesel engine rated over 50 bhp ?

Note: If you have a residential generator, please see this page or if you have an agricultural (AG) engine, click here.

If so, you need to apply for a permit for the generator engine/s.  The deadline has passed, so please send us your permit application as soon as possible.

Also, if you are planning on installing a new generator engine (or any other other diesel engine rated over 50 bhp), then you must have a permit to construct before the new engine can be installed.

To get a permit, submit forms and fees listed here. For help with this, contact Charlotte Mountain at (805) 961-8877 .

For engines installed before January 1, 2005:

  • One of the following engine forms:
    • Form -35: apcd-35.pdf  (if maintenance and testing hours are less than 20 hr/yr) and the engine is non-residential
    • Form -37: apcd-37.pdf (if maintenance and testing hours are less than 20 hr/yr) and the engine is residential
    • Form -34E: apcd-34E.pdf  (if maintenance and testing hours exceed 20 hr/yr)
    • Form -34P: apcd-34P.pdf  (if the engine is not used for emergency standby use)
  • General Application Form -01: apcd-01.pdf (also Form -01A if a consultant will be handling paperwork)
  • Engine Inventory Form -34R: apcd-34r.pdf
  • Application Filing Fee of $862

For engines Installed on or after January 1, 2005:

  • One of the following engine forms:
    • Form -34E: apcd-34E.pdf for non-residential engines
    • Form -36: apcd-36.pdf  for residential engines
    • Form -34P: apcd-34P.pdf  (if the engine is not used for emergency standby use)
  • General Application Form -01: apcd-01.pdf (also Form -01A if a consultant will be handling paperwork)
  • Engine Inventory Form -34R: apcd-34r.pdf
  • Application Filing Fee of $862

For new engines not yet installed:

  • One of the following engine forms:
    • Form -34E: apcd-34E.pdf  for non-residential engines
    • Form -36: apcd-36.pdf  for residential engines
    • Form -34P: apcd-34P.pdf  (if the engine is not used for emergency standby use)
  • General Application Form -01: apcd-01.pdf (also Form -01A if a consultant will be handling paperwork)
  • Engine Inventory Form -34R: apcd-34r.pdf
  • Application Filing Fee of $431
  • The APCD highly recommends that the new engine not be procured until the APCD permit for that engine is issued.

Keep detailed records: Start keeping records using this form: ENF-92.pdf  For more information or assistance, call or email Charlotte Mountain at (805) 961-8877 (Engineering Division).

Additional Useful Information: Diesel Engines Webpage, Fact Sheet (PDF file)

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