MCL - Section 324.11508

Act 451 of 1994

324.11508 Operation of materials management facility; requirements; registration application.

Sec. 11508.

    (1) A person shall not operate a materials management facility unless all of the following requirements are met:
    (a) The owner or operator has complied with any applicable requirement of part 115 to notify the department, register with the department, obtain an approval from the department under a general permit, or obtain a construction permit and operating license from the department.
    (b) The operation is in compliance with the terms of any registration, general permit, construction permit, or operating license issued for the materials management facility under part 115.
    (c) Subject to subsection (2)(a) to (c), the facility is consistent with the MMP. This subdivision does not apply to a disposal area described in section 11509(1)(b) or 11513(1).
    (2) The department shall deny an application for a registration, for approval under a general permit, or for a construction permit or operating license for a materials management facility unless the department has, under section 11575(9), approved an MMP for the planning area where the facility is located or proposed to be located and the facility is consistent with the MMP, as determined under section 11585. However, all of the following apply:
    (a) Before an MMP is initially approved by the department under section 11575(9), the department may issue a construction permit for a solid waste processing and transfer facility or an approval under a general permit or a registration for a materials utilization facility if the county approval agency and the legislative body of the municipality in which the facility is or is proposed to be located have each notified the department in writing that they approve the issuance.
    (b) Proposed landfill expansions shall follow the siting process of the existing solid waste management plan until an MMP for the planning area is approved by the department.
    (c) Before an MMP for the planning area has been approved by the department, materials utilization facilities that are required to provide a notification or registration to the department under part 115 may be sited under local zoning ordinances.
    (3) A notification or application under part 115 for a construction permit, operating license, approval under a general permit, or registration required to operate a materials management facility; a notice of intent to prepare a materials management plan; a bond; a risk pooling financial mechanism; evidence of financial assurance; a request for the reduction of the amount of a financial assurance mechanism; an agreement governing the operation of a perpetual care fund trust fund or escrow account; an application for a grant or loan; or a report or other information required to be submitted to the department under part 115 shall meet all of the following requirements:
    (a) Be on a form and in a medium provided or approved by the department.
    (b) Contain relevant information required by the department.
    (c) If an application, be accompanied by any applicable application fee provided for by this part.

History: 1994, Act 451, Eff. Mar. 30, 1995 ;-- Am. 2022, Act 244, Eff. Mar. 29, 2023
Popular Name: Act 451
Popular Name: NREPA
Popular Name: Solid Waste Act