|(a) Registration applications for medical waste must
be initially submitted in three copies. The owner or operator shall
furnish additional copies of the application for use by required reviewing
agencies, upon request of the executive director. The executive director
is authorized to approve requests to submit this information electronically
if the commission develops electronic systems to manage the data.
(b) Preparation. Preparation of the application must
conform with the Texas Occupations Code, Chapter 1001, Texas Engineering
(1) The responsible engineer shall provide the firm
number and seal, sign, and date the title page of each bound engineering
report or individual engineering plan, table of contents and each
engineering drawing in the application as required by Texas Engineering
Practice Act, §1001.401, and in accordance with 22 TAC §137.33
(relating to Sealing Procedures).
(2) Applications that have not been sealed shall be
considered incomplete for the intended purpose and shall be returned
to the owner or operator.
(c) Application format.
(1) Applications shall be submitted in three-ring binders.
(2) The title page shall include:
(A) name of the facility;
(B) medical waste registration application number,
(C) name of owner and operator;
(D) location by city and county;
(E) date the application was prepared;
(F) the seal and signature of the engineer preparing
the application; and the firm number; and
(G) when applicable, the number and date of the revision.
(3) The table of contents shall contain the main sections
and the corresponding page numbers of the application.
(4) The narrative of the application shall be printed
on 8-1/2 by 11 inches white paper. Drawings or other sheets shall
be no larger than 11 by 17 inches so that they can be reproduced by
standard office copy machines.
(5) All pages shall contain a page number and date.
(6) Revisions to text shall be tracked to document
insertions, deletions and formatting changes. Revised pages shall
have the revision date and indicate "Revised" in the footer of each
revised page. A minimum of three clean copies of all revised pages
shall also be provided.
(7) Dividers and tabs are recommended.
(d) Application drawings.
(1) All information contained on a drawing shall be
legible, even if it has been reduced. The drawings shall be 8-1/2
by 11 inches or 11 by 17 inches. Standard-sized drawings (24 by 36
inches) folded to 8-1/2 by 11 inches may be submitted or required
if reduction would render them illegible or difficult to interpret.
(2) If color coding is used, it should be distinct
when reproduced on black and white photocopy machines.
(3) Drawings shall be submitted at a standard engineering
(4) Each drawing, plan drawing or map shall have a:
(A) dated title block;
(B) bar scale at least one-inch long;
(C) revision block;
(D) responsible engineer's or geoscientist's seal,
if required; and
(E) drawing number and a page number.
(5) Each plan drawing or map shall also have:
(A) a north arrow. Preferred orientation is to have
the north arrow pointing toward the top of the page;
(B) a reference to the base map source and date, if
the map is based upon another map. The latest published edition of
the base map should be used; and
(C) a legible legend.
(6) Match lines and section lines shall reference the
drawing where the match or section is shown. Section drawings should
note from where the section was taken.
(e) Posting application information.
(1) Upon submittal of an application that requires
public notice, the owner or operator shall provide a complete copy
of the application, including all revisions and supplements to the
application, on a publicly accessible internet website, and provide
the commission with the Web address link for the application materials.
This internet posting is for informational purposes only.
(2) The commission shall post on its website the identity
of all owners and operators filing an application and the Web address
link required by this subsection.
(f) Appointments. The owner or operator shall provide
documentation that the person signing the application meets the requirements
of §305.44(a) and (b) of this title (relating to Signatories
to Applications). If the authority has been delegated, provide a copy
of the document issued by the governing body of the owner or operator
authorizing the person that signed the application to act as agent
for the owner or operator.
(g) Application fees. In accordance with §305.53
of this title (relating to Application Fee), the application fee for
a registration, modification, or temporary authorization is $150.