O. Reg. 43/15: REGISTRATIONS UNDER PART II.2 OF THE ACT - AUTOMOTIVE REFINISHING

Link to law: http://www.ontario.ca/laws/regulation/r15043
Published: 2015-03-06

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ontario regulation 43/15

made under the

Environmental Protection Act

Made: March 4, 2015
Filed: March 6, 2015
Published on e-Laws: March 6, 2015
Printed in The Ontario Gazette: March 21, 2015


Amending O. Reg. 347/12

(REGISTRATIONS UNDER PART II.2 OF THE ACT — AUTOMOTIVE REFINISHING)

1. (1) Paragraphs 4 and 5 of subsection 2 (2) of Ontario Regulation 347/12 are revoked and the following substituted:

4. If the facility contains one or more spray booths that are served by fans that are indoors, for each of those spray booths one of the following criteria is met:

i. The distance, measured horizontally, between the following two points is not less than the distance set out in Column 2 of Table 2 of this subsection for the number of spray booths in the facility served by indoor fans set out opposite in Column 1 of that Table:

A. The centre of the spray booth’s exhaust stack.

B. The

point located on the property boundary of any noise receptor and closest to the spray booth’s exhaust stack.

ii. Acoustic barriers that have a density of at least 12 kilograms per square metre are installed that block the direct line of sight between the exhaust stack of every spray booth in the facility served by indoor fans and every noise receptor in respect of which the distance, measured horizontally, between the following two points is less than the distance set out in Column 2 of Table 2 of this subsection for the number of spray booths in the facility served by indoor fans set out opposite in Column 1 of that Table:

A. The centre of the spray booth’s exhaust stack.

B. The point located on the property boundary of any noise receptor and closest to the spray booth’s exhaust stack.

5. If the facility contains one or more spray booths that are served by fans that are outdoors, for each of the outdoor fans one of the following criteria is met:

i. The distance, measured horizontally, between the following two points is not less than the distance set out in Column 2 of Table 3 of this subsection for the number of spray booths in the facility served by outdoor fans set out opposite in Column 1 of that Table:

A. The outdoor fan.

B. The point located on the property boundary of any noise receptor and closest to the outdoor fan.

ii. Acoustic barriers that have a density of at least 12 kilograms per square metre are installed that block the direct line of sight between the outdoor fan and every noise receptor in respect of which the distance, measured horizontally, between the following two points is less than the distance set out in Column 2 of Table 3 of this subsection for the number of spray booths in the facility served by outdoor fans set out opposite in Column 1 of that Table:

A. The outdoor fan.

B. The point located on the property boundary of any noise receptor and closest to the outdoor fan.

(2) Tables 1, 2 and 3 of subsection 2 (2) of the Regulation are revoked and the following substituted:

TABLE 1
DISTANCE FROM FACILITY’S PROPERTY BOUNDARY

 


Item


Column 1
Facility-wide coating application rate under normal operation in litres per hour


Column 2
Distance in metres




1.


≤ 2


0




2.


> 2 to ≤ 3


20




3.


> 3 to ≤ 4


38




4.


> 4 to ≤ 5


55




5.


> 5 to ≤ 6


75




TABLE 2
DISTANCE FROM NOISE RECEPTOR’S PROPERTY BOUNDARY — INDOOR FANS

 


Item


Column 1
Number of spray booths in the facility served by indoor fans


Column 2
Distance in metres




1.


1


40




2.


2


55




3.


3


75




TABLE 3
DISTANCE FROM NOISE RECEPTOR’S PROPERTY BOUNDARY — OUTDOOR FANS

 


Item


Column 1
Number of spray booths in the facility served by outdoor fans


Column 2
Distance in metres




1.


1


60




2.


2


85




3.


3


120




(3) Section 2 of the Regulation is amended by adding the following subsection:

(2.1) For the purposes of paragraphs 4 and 5 of subsection (2), a noise receptor does not include any building or campground that is located on the property on which the automotive refinishing facility is or will be situated.

2. Section 6 of the Regulation is amended by striking out “October 31, 2016” and substituting “October 31, 2021”.

Commencement

3. This Regulation comes into force on the day it is filed.

 

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